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Cardboard Tube 3D Butterfly Picture

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Create a fun 3D butterfly picture by recycling cardboard tubes. We also used the same technique to make a 3D flower picture.



Cardboard tube butterfly, cardboard tube with tissue paper picture, butterfly kids craft


Time: 15 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Cardboard tube
Coloured picture
Glue
Tissue paper

Method
Squash the cardboard tube, pressing down the edges.
Cut four 1cm slices off the end of the squashed rectangle for the wings.
For the body, cut another 1cm slice off the end of the squashed rectangle. Cut along one of the folds to open out and bend back the ends to make antennae.



Cardboard tube butterfly, cardboard tube with tissue paper picture, butterfly kids craft


Spread glue on the coloured paper and arrange the body and four wings in a butterfly shape.



Cardboard tube butterfly, cardboard tube with tissue paper picture, butterfly kids craft


Scrunch up coloured tissue paper and fill the wings.



Cardboard tube butterfly, cardboard tube with tissue paper picture, butterfly kids craft


Categories
#Cardboard tube
#Toilet roll tube
#TP tube
#Butterfly
#Tissue paper
#Recycled
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