The weather outdoors may not actually be all bright and sunshine, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t have spring indoors! If you like butterflies as much as we do, these 15 Super Cute Butterfly Crafts for Kids will have the kids asking for more. Not only are these crafts super fun and colorful, but the little ones will also get many opportunities to fine-tune their motor skills!
20 Best Butterfly Crafts for Kids
1. Spring Flower Butterfly Craft
These spring-inspired flower Butterfly crafts from Fantastic Fun and Learning is just fabulous! The best part is that you can turn it into a nature activity by getting the kids to pick up petals, twigs, and leaves to make their own custom Butterfly.
2. Handprint Wooden Spoon Butterfly Craft
Turn ordinary woodcraft spoons and handprints into one-of-a-kind beauties! These cute Handprint Wooden Spoon Butterflies from Glued to My Crafts Blog are great as decor, a keepsake gift OR for an afternoon of puppet play with the kids!
3. Pretty Paper Butterfly Garland
This garland of colorful paper butterflies will surely bring a little bit of the outdoors in your home. And the folding of all of the paper wings is easy to do and great for strengthening your little one’s hands. Get all the information from My Poppet Makes.
4. Stick and Leaf Butterfly Nature Craft
Remind the family of spring with this pretty Stick and Leaf Butterfly craft via Artsy Craftsy Mom. With sticks and leaves, you can make quite a few butterflies in different colors.
5. Stained Glass Butterfly
When it’s cold outside and the little ones are stuck inside, let them add color to the windows with these Stained glass butterflies from Typically Simple. This kid craft can be pulled together with simple supplies like card stock, glue and tons of tissue paper.
6. Toilet Paper Roll Butterflies
Up-cycle toilet paper rolls for this cute band of butterflies from Twig and Toadstool. This craft is deceptively easy and just requires some painting, cutting and gluing – and you’re done!
7. Coffee Filter Butterfly
Got some coffee filters and clothespins lying around? Then look no further than this cute coffee filter craft from Your Modern Family that’ll give you some gorgeous looking butterflies!
8. Drinking Straw Butterflies
Get your tiny toddlers to thread some drinking straws for fine motor practice, then surprise them by turning the straws into a bunch of butterflies! Krokotak has all the instructions for the kids to try.
9. Cupcake Liner Butterflies
This project on Crafty Morning shows you how you can turn simple cupcake liners, clothespins, glue and glitter into some pretty little cupcake liner butterflies!
10.Bow Tie Pasta Butterflies
There are many pasta crafts around, but these bow tie pasta butterflies from Where Imagination Grows are adorable! They’re an easy, fun and cheap way to make a bunch of butterflies on a dull day and keep those little hands busy!
11. Paper Plate Butterflies
Paper plates are one of the most commonly available craft supplies and they’ve been put to good use at Buggy and Buddy with a cute butterfly life cycle craft! Learning was never so much fun!
12. Puffy Tissue Paper Butterfly
Let the kids play around with tissue papers and turn them into something fun and exciting! Crafts by Amanda has given a clear tutorial for these gorgeous 3D tissue paper butterflies.
13. Monarch Butterflies
This monarch butterfly craft using wooden pegs and streamers is simple but the results are truly impressive! Learn all the steps to make it at No Time for Flashcards.
14. Cork Butterflies
How cute are these adorable cork butterflies? Make several with different colored wings until you have a rainbow of little butterflies! Get the instructions from Red Ted Art.
15. Sponge painted Butterfly
Who knew bath sponges could magically turn into pretty butterflies? This craft from The Resourceful Mama is another easy, eye-catching and economical craft to do with your child, whatever his/her age.
Make this easy Crepe Paper Butterfly Craft with just two materials! Perfect for little kids to make and stick on cards, gifts or the walls of their room!
17. Seashell Butterfly Craft for Kids
Longing for spring? Get ready with this simple and pretty Seashell Butterfly Craft for kids. All you need are shells, pipe cleaners & basic craft supplies!
The flowers have bloomed and the butterflies are out and about! Celebrate spring with this Paper Butterfly Craft for kids, with a free template to download!
Turn a boring Roti into a Butterfly Roti Sandwich with some Choco Spread
Make a button craft burlap canvas that will brighten up your child’s room. They are super easy to make and what’s more, your child can help too!
We’re pretty sure you can’t wait to make some cute little butterflies of your own. Most of these Super cute butterfly crafts for kids will require things that you probably have already, so roll up your sleeves and dive right in!