Supplies: 

Scissors

2 tp rolls or one paper towel roll

markers (or paint) 

construction paper and/or pattern paper

glue 

 

 

Step One:

Cut the tp or paper towel rolls into 4 sections. Make one smaller than the others by trimming a bit off. (Save the trimmings!) 

 

 

 

Step Two:

Color the rolls with a marker or paint and put aside 

 

 

Step Three:

Choose a piece of construction paper for your wings and fold in half. 

 

 

Step Four:

Draw half of a wing shape. (make sure it is on the folded side) 

 

 

Step Five:

Cut out your shape 

 

 

Step Six:

Unfold! 

 

 

Step Seven:

Cut out circle shapes. I used pattern paper  and one color of construction paper, but any colors work! 

 

 

Step Eight: 

Arrange circles on your wings and glue down. (Be sure to leave space in the middle for the body of the butterfly) 

 

 

Step Nine: 

Glue the rolls onto the middle of your butterfly. 

 

 

Step Ten:

Use those leftover scarps as antennae. Curl the top a bit. 

 

 

Step Eleven:

Glue the antenna on

and

 

Step 12:

Draw a face!

 

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