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Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

My kids ADORE colouring. It is a funny old thing colouring – as they do really enjoy creating and drawing “free hand too”.. but I think colouring pages, give them the chance to be creative, but also “switch off a little” and go into some sort of “meditative” state (I love watching their facial expressions […]

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35 Butterfly Crafts

| April 4, 2015 | 7 Comments
35 Butterfly Crafts

Now, my kids adore butterflies, and each year we get our own set of caterpillars, that we watch transform into stunning butterflies. It is amazing to watch the caterpillar/ butterfly life cycle and see those amazing animals emerge. To celebrate this lovely experience we also like to do a butterfly craft! Though we have a […]

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How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

| March 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

It is wonderful to see my kids get into some basic Origami paper folding crafts – they are now 5yrs and 7yrs and just about able to manage. Interestingly, they do well on these paper crafts for different reasons and depending on the item we are making. My son LOVES making Paper Boats and my […]

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Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

| March 9, 2015 | 2 Comments
Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

Butterfly Crafts are a wonderful craft for this time of year – they are wonderful for waiting for Spring to arrive and they are fun to make right through the Summer. We finally had a go at some classic “Coffee Filter Butterflies” – great fun exploring colour theory whilst colouring our coffee filters and then […]

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Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

| March 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

Welcome back to more crafty fun! Today, we have an adorable little cork craft, that is super easy for younger kids to make too (in fact, we will be doing this with Pip Squeak’s Reception class sometime soon!). These little cork bugs or butterfly corks are a great way to “use up” some kids art, […]

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Butterfly Canvas Craft

| April 30, 2013 | 3 Comments
Butterfly Canvas Craft

Spring really IS taking it’s time to arrive this year, isn’t it?! If you a tired of the cold, wet and dreary weather, why not take the opportunity to brighten up your home and bring a little Spring indoors? Here are some ideas for you and your family to enjoy! Butterfly Art Materials: a plain […]

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Quick Craft: Butterfly Cards

| July 15, 2012 | 18 Comments
Quick Craft: Butterfly Cards

Before we rushed off on holiday, I needed 3 last minuted Birthday cards. A twitter friend just shared that they had used our Butterfly Download from our Butterfly Garland Craft and that made me realise that they make perfect quick little cards. So here are two of them!     Hooray for easy butterfly cards!

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Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

| June 6, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

As some of you may know, we have been watching caterpillars grow and transform into butterflies these past few weeks! Well, watching them grow and transform has been an exciting journey – culminating in us actually seeing one butterfly hatch. It was truly amazing and wonderful. I have photos to share for you, but they […]

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How to.. Make Paper Quilled Butterflies (Guest Post)

| December 16, 2011 | 30 Comments
How to.. Make Paper Quilled Butterflies (Guest Post)

Remember the lovely Daisies from a few weeks back? Well Honey from Honeys Quilling is back and is sharing another wonderful tutorial with you – How to Make Paper Quilled Butterflies. I think they are beautiful! Why not give a quilling set to someone as a gift and have a go? I think it is […]

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