Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

This exciting roundup of butterfly activities uses everyday craft materials for creative hands-on learning. Butterfly crafts are fun to make at home or in the classroom during the spring and summer.

Butterfly activities for kids
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This exciting roundup includes everything you need to design a butterfly theme for your early learning program

I chose a variety of hands-on activities to enhance your daily play. The list features kid-friendly bloggers I know and love.

The activities are filled with colors and textures to promote imagination and creativity, and engage early learning skills like fine motor and sensory.

Butterfly activities for preschool

Butterfly crafts for preschoolers come in all shapes and sizes. We like using everyday craft supplies and recycled materials in fun and unique ways.

Enjoy some of the best butterfly ideas we could find to help you extend learning through play with your preschooler!

Butterfly Crafts

Butterfly crafts for kids


Make a Foam Cup Butterfly with a recyclable. / i Heart Crafty Things

Use an everyday craft item to make Woven Craft Stick Butterflies / The Craft Train

Place a pretty Butterfly Suncatcher in a window. / Crafty Mama in ME

Reuse an item from the sewing basket to make a Lace Butterfly / Preschool Toolkit

Kids will love making a Handprint Butterfly / No Time for Flash Cards


Butterfly Art Activities

Butterfly art for kids


A kitchen item can be used to make a Cupcake Liner Butterfly / Raising Little Superheroes

A sensory painting activity is easy to provide with this Sponge Painted Butterfly / The Resourceful Mama

Explore the spring season with an Easy Spring Butterfly Craft / Books and Giggles


Butterfly Games

Butterfly theme games for kids


Get moving outside with a Butterfly Catch activitiy. / Left Brain Craft Brain

Combine counting and gross motor fun with this Butterflies and Flowers Number Line / Mom Inspired Life

Explore the alphabet with this ABC Matching Game using butterfly cut-outs. / The Letters of Literacy

Make a butterfly Memory Game with jar lids. / Teach Me Mommy


Butterfly Life Cycle Activities

Butterfly life cycle for kids


Rotate images inside a Life Cycle Cup to discover an emerging butterfly. / Teaching Mama

Extend life cycle activities in a Sensory Bin . / Pre-K Pages

Make a Craft Necklace to explore the life cycle of a butterfly. / Fun-A-Day

Illustrate the life cycle with a Paper Plate / Buggy and Buddy

 Butterfly activities for fun and learning


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