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Paper Plate Button Butterfly Craft

Crafting makes a great activity for a rainy spring day. To help usher in the season or learn about the letter B, make a paper plate button butterfly with your toddler or preschooler.


  • Paper plate
  • Buttons
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  1. Use the scissors to cut two triangle wedges from the top and bottom of the paper plate to form a butterfly shape.
  2. Glue buttons onto the remaining paper plate.
  3. Tie the pipe cleaner around the center of the plate to form antennae.

Paper Plate Button Butterfly Craft

For another butterfly craft, try my B Is for Butterfly Footprint Craft.

Image Credits

Paper Plate Button Butterfly Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson

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