Eco Activity: Fluttering Butterfly Craft


Now that spring has sprung, we will soon be seeing some incredible insects… like butterflies! Can’t wait until they make it to your yard? Let’s craft some beautiful butterflies of our own… that really do flutter and fly! Awesome!

To make your Monarch Butterfly windup toy, you’ll need:

  •  Two big paper clips
  • A pair of needle nose pliers
  • A pair of scissors
  • An elastic band (the size will depend on the size of your paper clips)
  • A printout of the butterfly wings or construction paper and markers to make your own
  • Tape, glue and/or staples for the wings
  • Help from an adult