The BEST Butterfly Crafts that are Easy and Fun for Kids

Check out all these butterfly crafts for kids that will inspire your next craft project! They are colorful, creative, and best of all, easy and…


Check out all these butterfly crafts for kids that will inspire your next craft project! They are colorful, creative, and best of all, easy and fun!

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With spring on its way, now is the perfect time to gather up some crafting supplies and let the kids create their own adorable butterfly crafts. Using a variety of materials and some creativity, these butterfly crafts will be a fun and easy craft the kids can make.

When it comes to crafts, not only will the kids be creating some adorable designs, but they can also learn more about the things they are using to create the crafts. With butterflies being something the kids will see in the yard, making these easy and fun butterfly crafts is also the perfect way to throw in some educational content like a B is for Butterfly Preschool Ideas, Caterpillar to Butterfly Experiment, and enjoying a Butterfly Science Activity Pack that’s full of ideas!

Our Favorite Butterfly Books & Resources:

A Butterfly is Patient Children's Book
Caterpillar to Butterfly book
Butterfly life cycle science kit

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Butterfly Crafts

Cute and Easy Cute and Easy Butterfly Crafts for Kids #crafts #kidsactivity #preschool

Butterfly Handprint Craft <– By A Little Pinch of Perfect

Kids will love using their handprints and footprint to make these adorable little butterflies. Using templates of their hands, they can decorate the butterflies and make them unique.

Adorable Handprint and Footprint Butterfly Craft: Kids can paint and decorate a beautiful butterfly made with their own hands and feet. They are perfect to make during spring, add to an insect unit, or even turn into a card for Mother's Day. (preschool, toddler, keepsake, painting)

Butterfly Life Cycle Cootie Catcher <– By Red Ted Art

A fun and educational butterfly printable that kids can turn into a STEAM friendly craft project for spring or summer. As children create the cootie catcher, they will be learning more about the life cycle of a butterfly.

Butterfly Life Cycle Cootie Catcher Craft Template

Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft <– by Honey and Lime

Let the kids design some fun and colorful butterflies made out of coffee filters and pipe cleaners. Each butterfly can be customized with different colors for extra fun.

Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft

Butterfly Pasta Craft <– by Preschool Play and Learn

This adorable butterfly craft for kids uses bow tie pasta to make the butterflies. Those are then glued to construction paper where kids can draw the butterfly antennae.

Origami Butterfly <– by Moms and Crafters

A fun craft for spring that the kids can make, this origami butterfly can be turned into a cute decoration for the home after the kids have made them.

Origami Butterfly Craft

Butterfly Doily Craft <– by A Little Pinch of Perfect

Look how lovely!!! Make these dainty butterflies out of paper doilies.

Butterfly Doily Kids Craft

Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly <– by Mommy Made That

An easy craft kids can make for summer; this butterfly is made from a toilet paper roll. Kids can decorate the butterfly body and wings for extra fun and creativity.

Symmetry Butterfly Painting <– by Simply Full of Delight

An educational butterfly craft kids can put together during the spring or summer months, this craft is perfect for preschool and kindergarten aged children and comes with a free template for kids to paint one side, then smash together, to make a symmetrical butterfly.

Butterfly Art: Symmetry Painting

Spoon Butterfly <– by Wonder in His World

A wooden or plastic spoon with yarn can make a cute and colorful butterfly. Such a fun way to craft and recycle!

Spoon Butterfly Craft

Butterfly Finger Puppets <– by Artsy Fartsy Mama

A no sew craft project the kids will love putting together and playing with, these little finger puppets are great for pretend play and will allow the kids to get creative.

Butterfly Puppet Craft

Melted Crayon Butterflies <– by Barley and Birch

The kids will have so much fun melting the crayons and creating some adorable butterflies. All you need is some scrap fabric and crayons to make these adorable butterflies.

Melted Crayon Butterfly Craft

Tissue Paper and Paper Plate Butterflies <– by Taming Little Monsters

Simply transform a paper plate into a butterfly with the easy-to-follow directions, glue them to a painted popsicle stick, and then use colorful tissue paper to create the wing decorations on this craft.

Tissue Paper Paper Plate Butterfly Craft

Yarn Butterfly Craft <– by The Craft Train

Popsicle sticks that are wrapped in colorful yarn are used to create the pretty and colorful wings of this butterfly craft. Watch the video tutorial.,

Yarn Butterfly Craft

Butterfly Bubbles Craft <– by Tikkido

A cute and easy butterfly craft for the kids to make, these adorable doily butterflies have bubbles in the center, making the perfect spring craft or gift.

Heart Butterfly Craft with Bubbles

Fluttering Butterfly Wristbands <– by Homan at Home

A super easy butterfly craft that the kids can make and wear this summer, these butterfly wristbands are adorable. Kids can place them on their wrist when finished and see them flutter as they run around outside.

Butterfly Wristband Craft

Milk Carton Butterfly Craft <— by A Little Pinch of Perfect

Recycle milk jugs (or any clear or white plastic) into beautiful butterflies! They look so pretty, especially when the sun shines through them.

Stained Glass Butterfly Milk Carton Kids Craft: Kids can make colorful butterfly’s that seem to glow in the sun. A perfect idea for butterfly fans, bug unit, or spring crafting.

Chocolate and Vanilla Butterfly Pretzels <– by Moms Who Save

An edible craft that kids can make and enjoy as a treat afterward, these chocolate and vanilla butterfly pretzels are nothing short of adorable and delicious.

Add to the Fun!

Water Lily Egg Carton Craft
Water Lily Egg Carton Craft
Clever Cardboard Box Boredom Buster Kids Activities: Entertain the kids with these 50+ cardboard box activities (#kidsactivity #crafts #boredombuster)
Clever Cardboard Box Boredom Busters
Flower Potato Stamping Craft and The Tiny Seed Free Printables: Make an easy painted flower craft and download free printables for pre-writing, sequencing, and visual discrimination (Eric Carle, spring, preschool, life cycle)
Potato Stamped Flowers + Printables

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