Sunday, April 25, 2010

Colorful Butterflies

I think these butterflies turns out great. They are so prettyand colorful.
We used: Toilet paper roll, tissue paper (cut into squares), glue, clear contact paper, eyes, a chenille stem, 2 small pom-poms and a paint brush.

I watered the glue down to make it easier to spread on the tissue paper. Place the tissue paper on the roll and paint on the glue over the top.




Place contact paper sticky side up, put tissue squares on the contact paper. Place another piece of contact paper on top. Cut the contact paper into the shape of butterfly wings.
Glue the wings on to the roll. Bend the chenille stem in half, glue pom-poms to the ends, Glue the chenille stem antennae to the inside of the front of the roll. Add eyes and mouth.






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7 comments:

Deborah (Teach Preschool) said...

Those turned out awesome!!

artsy_momma said...

They are so pretty!

Melissa: Mother to 3 Little Sprouts said...

I love how bright they are!!! You always have the cutest crafts!

Rana said...

What a fun project. Those are really cute.

Jen said...

I love how bright they turned out, too. What a clever way to turn a toilet paper roll into fun.

Sarah said...

Love this!! I want to make some of your butterfly crafts with my little guy since we're studying "B" this week. Thanks for the inspiration. Love it.

Blessings!
-Sarah

creativejewishmom.com said...

These butterflies are great! Would you drop by my blog linking party (Sun-Tues) and share this? I'd love to see you there! (We're both on oneprettything.com together!) all the best!