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Fun Painted Butterfly Craft: Make Easy Rainbow Colored

Create you own colorful painted butterfly craft with your toddler. All you need is some paint and paper. Easy enough a toddler can do finger paint a butterfly but can be fun for an older child too.

My daughter loves to paint. I put a washable kid apron on her and she has lots of fun painting.

It is easy to fold the paper for this rainbow painted butterfly craft. This painted rainbow butterfly craft is easy and quick with beautiful colorful results.

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Finished painted butterfly craft

Spend some time with your toddler creating their very own colorful paint butterfly craft. All you need is paint and paper, which can be found at a local store.

Create your own colorful paint butterfly craft with just some paints and paper. It’s easy for little hands to do, but older children can have fun too!

The Finger Paint Butterfly Craft is a great way to get your kids excited about art and colors. What’s more, it’s really simple to make and doesn’t require any special skills or tools.

All you need is some paint, paper, and a willingness to have fun! So what are you waiting for? Get started on your own Rainbow Finger Paint Butterfly today.

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How to Create a Rainbow Finger Paint Butterfly Craft

Painted Butterfly Supplies

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finger paint, pen, scissors, and cardstock

Step 1. Fold Paper

Fold white paper in half horizontally.

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white folded paper

Step 2. Set up Paint

Pour a little of each color of the rainbow on the paper in different spots on one half of the paper. An apron and some plastic to cover your workspace would be a good idea.

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blobs of paint

Step 3. Paint

Finger paint using several different colors. Let them paint but no long enough to make mud.

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finger paint butterfly craft

Step 4. Fold & Press

Fold the paper together and press together. Then unfold the paper carefully. Let paint dry.

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finger painting – painted butterfly craft

Step 5. Butterfly

Draw a butterfly shape using a pen and cut out. For toddlers and younger children without the scissor or drawing skills the adult will need to do this step.

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Folded paper

Finished Rainbow Finger Paint Butterfly Craft

You can have the child add a black body. You can also talk about symmetry and a line of symmetry. A line of symmetry is  the imaginary line where you could fold the image and have both halves match exactly. A line of symmetry is also know as reflection symmetry.

These washable paints worked great! My 2 year old loves to paint. She gets it on her clothes and it washes right out. Comes in a rainbow assortment great for other rainbow and spring crafts.

Make your own rainbow butterfly today! These beautiful creatures are easy and fun to make, and the end result is a colorful addition to any room. We hope you enjoy this craft as much as we do.

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