Butterfly Craft With Paper(Pictures) Step By Step

When spring arrives, children love to play in the wild and enjoy the variety of beautiful flowers and also see different insects. Butterflies are one of the most popular insects among children, and they come in different species and colors. No matter what kind of butterfly they are, they fly in the air like happy little elves.

Any small child is difficult to resist the temptation of insect toys, especially girls, they like a variety of beautiful butterfly products, as butterfly hair cards, butterfly clothes, butterfly bags and so on. If you have a little girl at home, you may want to buy her some butterfly toys or household items, she is sure to love.
Paper butterfly craft is actually very simple, just need to prepare a few pieces of paper of the right size, follow the following paper butterfly tutorial, you can easily fold out the paper butterfly.

Butterfly craft origami art can help children in several ways, including:

1.Developing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination
2.Enhancing spatial reasoning and geometric understanding
3.Boosting creativity and imagination
4.Improving concentration and focus
5.Encouraging patience and perseverance
6.Providing a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem
7.Promoting relaxation and stress relief.
Overall, butterfly craft origami is a fun and engaging way for children to develop important cognitive and motor skills while also fostering a sense of creativity and accomplishment.

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Degree of difficulty:☆☆☆

Age:  all ages

Time-consuming: 20+ minutes



1. First fold this paper in half horizontally.

2. Fold it in half and open it up, then follow the fold marks by folding both sides toward the middle.

3. Then fold one side to the other, fold the right side to the left, and then press down, the back is also the same folding method. 

4. This is the side after folding, and the other side as well.

5. After folding in half, fold this triangle downward, being forgotten to leave a little.

6. After folding, the triangle is folded up again.

7. After opening, lift the arrow pointing to the seam and press down.

8. After folding, the following two sides of the white open. 

9. After opening, fold the two small corners below, and then tear the small corners a little.

10. After tearing, fold the torn area to the back.

11. Then turn over to the back and fold the place where the arrow points diagonally a little.

12. Fold it and turn it over to the front.

13. Fold down a little by the fold line pointed by the arrow.

14. After folding the two sides of the white fold up.

15. Fold it and turn it over to the back.

16. Fold the area pointed by the arrow in half.

17. After the two sides are folded in pairs, the arrow points to a little folded inward, the right side is folded well the left side should also be folded, the top two corners are also folded.

18. Fold the top two corners once more, fold them down and turn them over to the front.

19. Fold the two pointy sides to the back a little bit on it.

How can folded paper butterflies last longer?

One way to make folded paper butterflies last longer is to use high-quality paper that is less likely to tear or fade over time. Additionally, storing the butterflies in a dry, cool place away from direct sunlight can help prevent them from deteriorating. Another option is to laminate the paper butterflies to protect them from damage and extend their lifespan.

How can children under 6 be interested in origami?

1. Starting with simple and easy-to-follow origami designs that are appropriate for their age and skill level.

2. Using colorful and attractive paper that captures their attention and imagination.

3. Encouraging them to experiment with different folding techniques and patterns to create their own unique designs.

4. Making the experience fun and interactive by incorporating games, stories, and songs into the origami activity.

5. Providing positive feedback and praise for their efforts and creations to boost their confidence and motivation.

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