Tag Archive: butterfly

Celebrating Spring: Butterfly Pillows

Our Butterfly pillow project was a hit in our Masters (5Y+) class. We completed this project over the course of two hour long classes. Because we used a sewing machine, and a real needle and thread for this project, it might not be suitable for children under the age of five. Here is a similar project that requires a…

Celebrating Spring: Paper Bag Butterflies

This project was inspired by the Artful Parent recycled paper bag heart project. Instead of hearts we adapted the projects to fit our spring theme. Our project became butterflies with a recycled twist! Since flowers and butterflies are such a large part of our spring season in Santa Cruz, CA, I began the class by…

Butterfly Prints and Chicks (3 weeks old)

Making butterfly prints is simple and fun! We used washable tempera paint from Discount School Supplies on colored construction paper. I started each child with a different color construction paper and white paint. I chose the darker colors in the stack so the white paint would really pop. I quizzed the students on the color…