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Make a Spring Butterfly from a Paper Plate

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Welcome spring with a fun and pretty butterfly fashioned from a paper plate.




  1. Fold a paper plate in half.
  2. Cut out pieces as shown.
  3. Unfold and drip paint onto one side of the plate.
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  5. Press together plate to reprint the second side.
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  7. Add little dots or splashes of contrasting colors if desired! Punch a whole in top when dry.
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  9. Wrap a pretty yarn around the plate to replicate a butterfly body.
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  11. Slip a pipe cleaner under the yarn and coil it to look like antenna.
  12. Tie the yarn together in the back then tie a string to the back of the yarn. You will hang your butterfly with this string!
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  14. Hang your butterfly anywhere!


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March 26, 20170 found this helpful

Very Pretty !!

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