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Paper Origami Butterfly Step-by-Step Craft Tutorial for kids

Paper Origami Butterfly Step-by-Step Craft Tutorial for kids

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Paper Origami Butterfly Step-by-Step Craft Tutorial for kids

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This step-by-step tutorial will guide kids through the process of creating a beautiful origami butterfly. With a few pieces of paper, they can make an impressive work of art that is perfect for room decoration or a handmade gift.

This tutorial will teach you to make an amazing origami butterfly using a lavender sheet of paper. The craft is easy to make and just needs some folding techniques in its creation. With a single sheet of paper, you can create this origami craft. It will definitely advance your origami skills. So, collect the little material required to make this craft, and let’s begin with making this craft.

Easy Paper Origami Butterfly Craft For Kids

Paper Origami Butterfly Step-by-Step Craft Tutorial for kids

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Materials Required

  • A Big Lavender-colored Sheet of Paper
  • Small Lavender Sheets of Paper
  • A Pen Refill
  • A Pair of Scissors

Procedure

Step 1: Working On The Big Sheet Of Paper

Working On The Big Sheet Of Paper- Step-by-step guide to crafting a Paper Origami Butterfly for children

Take the lavender sheet of paper and place it on the table.

Step 2: Making The First Fold

Making The First Fold- Crafting a Paper Origami Butterfly - a tutorial for young ones

Make a vertical fold in the middle of the sheet as shown in the picture below.

Step 3: Creating More Folds

Creating More Folds- Making a Paper Origami Butterfly - instructions for children

Open the fold and make a fold on the right side of the sheet, dragging it to the middle of the sheet. Press down on the sheet to seal the fold. See the picture below for reference.

Step 4: Repeating The Process On The Other Side

Repeat The Process On The Other Side- Step-by-step instructions for creating a Paper Origami Butterfly for kids

Repeat the process on the opposite side of the sheet dragging it to the middle of the sheet as well.

Step 5: Making Some Unique Folds

Making Some Unique Folds- Paper Origami Butterfly - a craft tutorial for children

Make a fold on the top side of the sheet towards the outer side. The fold should resemble a shirt collar. See the picture below for reference.

Step 6: Making Folds On The Bottom Side As Well

Making Folds On The Bottom Side As Well- How to make a Paper Origami Butterfly - a guide for young ones

Make similar folds at the bottom section of the sheet as well. The bottom fold should be smaller than the upper one as shown in the picture below.

Step 7: Making A Horizontal Fold

Making A Horizontal Fold- Crafting a Paper Origami Butterfly - a kids tutorial

Make a horizontal fold to the shape reducing it into half. See the picture below for reference.

Step 8: Making Compressed Folds To The Sheet

Making Compressed Folds To The Sheet- A step-by-step tutorial for crafting a Paper Origami Butterfly for children

Open the fold and make tiny folds starting from the bottom of the sheet. The sheet needs to be compressed by making these folds. The compression should be neatly done. See the picture below for reference.

Step 9: Applying Pressure To The Middle Of The Compression

Applying Pressure To The Middle Of The Compression- A guide for crafting a Paper Origami Butterfly - for kids

Apply some pressure in the middle of the compressed sheet to achieve the shape desired. Observe the picture below for reference.

Step 10: Cutting Out A Big, Thin Strip

Cutting Out A Big, Thin Strip- Creating a Paper Origami Butterfly - instructions for young ones

Cut a big and thin strip out of a lavender sheet and paste one of its ends on the sides of the shape as shown in the picture below.

Step 11: Rolling The Strip On The Shape

Rolling The Strip On The Shape- Here is a kid-friendly, step-by-step guide for creating a paper origami butterfly.

Roll the strip on the middle of the shape to achieve the wing-like shape desired. Check the picture below for reference.

Step 12: Pasting The AntennasPasting The Antennas- Constructing a paper origami butterfly - a how-to guide for children.

paste the end of the strip on the rolled strips below. Cut two thin strips out of the lavender sheet. Now, paste one strip on each side of the upper side on the inner sides of the wings. See the picture below for reference.

Step 13: Rolling The Antennas

Rolling The Antennas- Learn how to make a paper origami butterfly - a tutorial specifically for kids.

Take a pen refill and place it on the open end of the antenna and roll it up to the quarter of the strip. Take the strip out and repeat the process on the other strip as well. Follow the picture below for reference.

Step 14: Shaping The Sheet Properly

Shaping The Sheet Properly- A tutorial on making a paper origami butterfly - perfect for little ones.

Adjust the wings properly to shape the wings of the butterfly and assemble the entire shape.

Finally, Origami Butterfly Craft is Ready!

Finally, Origami Butterfly Craft is Ready!- Directions on how to make a paper origami butterfly - designed for young ones.

Straighten the antennas adjusting them in the middle and making the lines look straight and aligned. See the picture below for reference.

This brings an end to the entire tutorial and we are left with lovely, lavender butterfly origami. You learned some great cutting, folding, and arrangement skills. You can hang it next to your window in your room with the help of a string. You can also paste it on the walls of your room. Practice the skills that you learn in these tutorials and keep inventing your own unique ideas to practice these skills and bring originality and authenticity to your craft. See you in another tutorial with yet another unique craft. Good luck and goodbye.

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