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How To Make a Paper Butterfly Craft

How To Make a Paper Butterfly Craft

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How To Make a Paper Butterfly Craft

This paper butterfly craft is simple and easy to make. This paper butterfly craft does not require a lot of materials for making. Kids will have lots of fun folding this easy paper butterfly craft. It will not consume a lot of time of yours and it’s a good and playful piece to make for your kids.

Here are some step-by-step procedures for making the paper butterfly craft. Easy and playful crafts for kids. Kids can also help in making these paper butterfly crafts. Even your kids can make the paper butterfly craft and gift it to their friends.

How To Make a Paper Butterfly Craft

Materials required:

  • A4 sheets
  • glue
  • scissor
  • pen


  • Take a square sheet and cut it diagonally and take it apart.
  • Now fold a little from the bottom and cut the sides with the help of the scissor.
  • Fold from both sides as shown in the video.
  • Take the glue and paste one side, now glue the other side as well and paste it over it.
  • Now take the scissor and curve the top part as shown.
  • Take 2 different color papers and draw 2 bigger circles on one paper and 2 smaller circles on another paper.
  • Now with the help of the scissor cut all the circles.
  • Paste the bigger circles on the backside of the bottom of the paper and the smaller circles on the backside of the top of the paper as shown.
  • Take a paper a cut out 2 small strips and paste them over the paper.
  • Take another paper and cut out 2 big circles and 2 small circles.
  • Now paste them on the circles/wings as shown.
  • Take a paper and draw 2 eyes and cut them out.
  • Now paste it on the butterfly with the help of glue.
  • Take the pen and draw a smile on the butterfly.

Your paper butterfly is ready.

That’s it! Your paper butterfly is ready. It’s a good piece for decoration.

FAQ’s on How To Make a Paper Butterfly Craft

1. What materials do I need to make a paper butterfly craft?

You will need two pieces of construction paper, a pair of scissors, glue, and a pair of googly eyes (optional).

2. How do I start the craft?

Start by folding one of the papers in half. Cut the folded paper into a butterfly shape, either freehand or using a template.

3. How do I make the wings?

Cut two equal-sized wings from the second piece of paper. Glue the wings to the body of the butterfly.

4. How do I decorate the butterfly?

You can decorate your butterfly however you like. Try adding glitter, sequins, or feathers. Googly eyes give the butterfly a friendly face.

5. How do I make the butterfly stand up?

Fold the wings up slightly so the butterfly can stand up. You can also use paper clips to hold the wings in place.

6. What are some other ways to make a butterfly craft?

You can also make a butterfly craft using paper plates, tissue paper, felt, or foam.

7. How do I make a 3D butterfly craft?

A 3D butterfly craft can be made by cutting two identical butterfly shapes out of cardboard or construction paper. Glue the two pieces together, forming an “X” shape. Decorate the butterfly with paint, glitter, or other embellishments.

8. Are there any other animals I can make with paper?

Yes! You can make all sorts of animals with paper, such as a dog, a cat, a turtle, a pig, a frog, or a fish.

9. Are there any other paper craft ideas?

Yes! You can make paper snowflakes, paper stars, paper flowers, paper planes, paper dolls, and so much more.

10. Can I make a paper butterfly craft with my kids?

Yes! This craft is a great way to spend quality time with your children and let their imaginations run wild.

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