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    Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft

    Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft

    My kids and I have been hard at work the past few weeks crafting homemade decorations and gifts for Valentine’s Day. One craft that my daughter really enjoyed making was a heart butterfly because she got to practice her burgeoning cutting skills.

    Materials

    Instructions

    1. Cut two large hearts, one small heart, and two tiny hearts from one color of paper.
    2. Cut two medium hearts from another color of paper.
    3. Cut six small hearts from another color of paper.
    4. Glue the small hearts on the medium hearts.
    5. Glue the medium hearts on the large hearts.
    6. Glue the larges hearts to the back of a small heart with the points on the inside.
    7. Glue the five remaining small hearts on a full sheet of paper in a vertical stack starting with the heart with the large hearts second to the top and the heart of a different color on the top.
    8. Use the black marker to draw two antennae on top of the top heart and a mouth on the bottom front of the top heart.
    9. Glue the tiny hearts to the ends of the antennae.
    10. Glue two wiggle eyes above the mouth.

    Materials for Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft Cutting Hearts for Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft

    Arranging Hearts for Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft Laying Down Hearts for Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft

    Gluing the Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft Putting Together the Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft

    Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Crafts Valentine's Day Heart Butterfly Craft

    For another fun Valentine craft, try my Valentine’s Day Heart Snail Craft, Paper Plate Valentine’s Day Wreath Craft, or Construction Paper Valentines Craft. For another fun butterfly craft, try my Paper Plate Button Butterfly Craft, Toilet Paper Roll Alphabet and Number Butterfly Craft, or B Is for Butterfly Footprint Craft.

    Image Credits

    Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Materials for Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Cutting Hearts for Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Arranging Hearts for Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Laying Down Hearts for Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Gluing the Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Putting Together the Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Crafts © 2016 Heather Johnson
    Valentine’s Day Heart Butterfly Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson

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