20 Butterfly Craft Projects for Kids to Make

Most of the time, when people think about insects, they usually think about the creepy crawlies in the grass first. But what about the butterfly? They are the most colorful and gorgeous insects out there. I’ve gathered together 20 butterfly craft projects for kids to make that your kids will absolutely enjoy crafting. It doesn’t matter if you’re studying the life cycle of a butterfly or just want to break out the craft supplies – everyone will have fun with these activities.

One of the greatest things about these craft projects is that you really don’t need to spend a lot of money on supplies. They use everything from egg cartons and paper plates to popsicle sticks and tissue paper. They’re awesome because you can use just about anything you have in your crafty stockpile. Break out all the colors you have and let your child’s imaginations run wild! Does your little one love butterflies? Which butterfly craft do you think you and your family will make first?

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.

20 Butterfly Craft Projects for Kids

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Artsy Momma – Paper Plate Butterfly

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.A Grande Life – Coffee Filter Butterfly

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Artsy Momma – Butterfly Washi Tape Craft

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Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.School Time Snippets – Yarn Wrapped Butterflies

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Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Glued to My Crafts Blog – Easy Butterfly Kids Craft

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Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Pink Stripey Socks – Fluttering Butterflies 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Craftulate – Egg Carton Butterfly 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Gym Craft Laundry – DIY Window Cling Butterflies 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.The Craft Train – Glitter Peg Butterfly 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.No Time For Flash Cards – Paper Plate Butterfly Craft 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Buggy and Buddy – Monarch Butterfly Symetry Art 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Where Imagination Grows – Easy Pony Bead Butterflies 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.I Heart Crafty Things – Popsicle Stick Butterfly 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Arty Crafty Kids – Easy Preschool Butterfly Craft 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.The Resourceful Mama – Crepe Paper Butterfly 

Does your child love butterflies? I've rounded up 20 of the cutest butterfly craft projects for kids to make at home with everyday crafts supplies.Crafty Morning – Bow Tie Noodle Butterfy

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Comments (16)

  • My daughter loves crafts and we do them together all the time! Her room is actually decorated with Butterflies!

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  • I love all these wonderful butterfly ideas, I will have to try a few with my grandchildren, I have tried the one using a paper plate and bath roller…

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  • My niece loves butterflies so she will love these crafts.

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  • Butterflies are beautiful. I love seeing them in my yard. This will make for a fun craft to do with my grandchildren this summer. Thank you so much for sharing

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  • Love this for spring! Thanks for featuring crafts that don’t require $50 in special supplies 🙂

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  • Omgosh these are so fun!! I remember doing the coffee filter ones when I was growing up!! Pinning for later!! <3

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  • These are so so pretty! I am still terrified of insects, but I do love butterflies and I have loved them since I was a little girl. My niece is into science and she loves to look at them too. She would just love this! 🙂

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  • These are all such cute butterfly crafts, perfect for Spring! 🙂 My daughters’ would absolutely love doing some with me, thank you so much for sharing all of these!

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  • I can’t wait for my LO to be able to craft with me! I love the infant stage, so I don’t want to rush out of it, but these are adorable projects and will be such fun!

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  • These are so cute. These will be fun to make as a summer project.

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  • So cute! I love the one with the doily wings! 😉 Good craft idea!

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  • There are lots of fun butterfly crafts here . The grand kids and I will have lots of fun making them thanks

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  • My granddaughters could spend the whole day working on these butterfly crafts. They are all so cute and I like that the materials are readily available.

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  • Charming and simple, everyone relates to butterflies.

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  • I’m pretty good with a hot glue gun, I could help my future children with these in no time. I hope they like butterflies.

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  • These are so sweet.Look forward to making some with my grand daughter for Mothers’ Day

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