Rocking Paper Plate Butterfly Craft

Everyone has seen a cute craft or two in their life. However, this Rocking Paper Plate Butterfly Craft has to be one of the cutest and most fun crafts to make!

Although it looks a bit complicated, it’s actually quite simple. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll know how easy it is to make this craft with the kids in your life!

Handmade butterfly rocking paper plates for children

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The cool thing about this craft is that you can use many different items! If you enjoy working with different types of art supplies, this is the profession for you.

Handmade butterfly paper plate seesaw

How to make butterfly rocking paper plate crafts

What you need:

  • paper plate
  • sharp eyes
  • drag
  • glue
  • paper
  • paint
  • pipe cleaners

Step-by-step instructions

This may be one of the easiest crafts you will ever make. It starts by folding a paper plate in half.

Continue using scissors to cut the paper along the fold.

Once cut, fold it into a cone shape. Don’t paste it yet!

Next, take a pipe cleaner and fold it into a “V” shape. This is how you will create the butterfly’s antennae.

Take a piece of tape or glue and stick it to the back of the sheet.

Once it is in the desired position, you can glue or staple it together to ensure it stays in place.

Press down firmly to make sure it stays as desired!

You may need quite a bit of glue!

It should look something like this before continuing with the final touches.

Use the other side of the previous sheet to cut out two heart shapes.

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These heart shapes will act as wings for the butterfly. This is where you will draw your own design on the wings.

Let’s go ahead and draw the body of the butterfly.

You may need to let it dry for a second or two.

Once the body is dry, you can draw on a cute mouth and glue on the eyes.

Now you can glue the wings like below!

Give the Rocking Paper Plate Butterfly Craft time to dry. Also, don’t skimp on creativity! There are many designs you can make and draw on this butterfly craft. The most important part is to have fun.

Butterfly rocking paper plate

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