Bright spring colors and hearts fill this beautiful 3D butterfly paper craft that is perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and spring. This craft is great for kids to practice their scissor skills and using the butterfly templates provided, makes it super easy.

MATERIALS – Colorful cardstock – Scissors (regular & decorative edge) – Printable template – Glue stick – Heart paper punch

INSTRUCTIONS 1. Print out your butterfly template on white printer paper

2. Cut out a strip of green for the grass. Our strip was just slightly smaller than 1/3 of the page.

3. Time to make the butterflies! Cut out the butterfly templates and use them to trace and cut out your butterflies on colored cardstock.

4. Using a heart paper punch, punch out hearts on the butterfly wings. Younger kids may need help with this step.

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