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Butterfly Symmetry Painting

butterfly painting craft

Are you looking for a quick and easy butterfly painting craft to do with your kids?

 

Get your kids excited with a fun and educational activity that ignites their imagination and creativity!

 

Witness your kids creative minds soar as they craft their own unique butterflies.

 

It’s a simple and fun craft that can be fully customized to their preferences.

 

Just picture how great it would be to show off these adorable handmade butterflies crafted by your little ones!

 

This butterfly painting craft is more than just a project – it’s a wonderful opportunity for your kids to learn something new and unleash their creative side.

 

Let’s get started!

 

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Craft Materials

For this activity you will need:

  • Craft Paper
  • Paint
  • Marker
  • Scissors

 

How to make your Butterfly Symmetry Painting

Start by either printing out a butterfly outline on a piece of paper, or draw one yourself!

Carefully fold the paper in half along the butterfly’s body, making sure to have a wing on each side of the fold and in line with each other.

 Butterfly Outline

 

Unfold the paper and have your child paint one side! (It is okay if they happen to paint either side of the fold!) You will want to make sure you apply the paint a little on the thick side for best the result!

Butterfly Painting Craft Painted Butterfly

 

After your child is finished painting, quickly fold the paper with the wet paint on the inside. Press the folded sides lightly together.

Fold Paper in Half

 

Carefully unfold the two pieces to reveal your symmetrical painted butterfly!

Butterfly Painting Craft Unfold Painted Butterfly

 

After it has time to dry, cut out your butterfly to hang up and display!

Butterfly Painting Craft Painted Symmetrical Butterflies

 

Butterfly symmetry painting is such a fun and creative way to create your own unique art pieces!

 

Not only are they super easy to make, but they also give both kids and adults a chance to play around with colors and design ideas.

 

And the best part? You only need a few simple materials to turn ordinary paper into beautiful works of art!

 

So go ahead and give this craft a try!

 

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Hello! I’m Tess, a preschool teacher turned mom, and I love discovering and creating fun ways to keep kids engaged and learning! Welcome!

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