With Easter break looming, keep the kids busy with this paper butterfly craft, for some decoration ideas and inspiration. This craft is easy to make and requires only a few materials, but does demand a little patience. The finished product is well worth it though.
Time: 30 minutes
Age: Any Age
Compass and ruler
Glue, double-side tape or blue-tack
Green floral foam and container or vase, to put butterfly
Draw a 7cm and 9 cm diameter circle on paper (a big and a smaller circle) using compass.
Cut your circles.
Fold circle in half.
Start to accordion-fold one side and repeat with the other half.Do the same with other circle.
Fold both in the middle. Tie together with string.
Pull the creases and open your butterfly.
Repeat until you reached the amount desired.
Place blu-tack at top of skewer and press butterfly to hold. Alternatively, use glue or double-sided tape.
Place green foam in container or vase and skewer the butterflies.
Alternately, just stick butterflies to frames or any other decorations.