Butterfly Valentine’s Day Paper Craft

Making a butterfly out of hearts is easy peasy, just follow our Butterfly Valentine’s Day Paper Craft tutorial and you will be making your own in no time.

This one can be used as Valentine’s day card and a super cute one at that!

Paper Butterfly Valentines Day Craft for Kids

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Valentine’s day crafts sure are cute, and if made for friends (or secret crushes) can make great gifts or cards.

Butterfly Valentines Day Paper Craft for Kids

These butterflies can be used both as cards and gifts. Or just as a decoration to put on the wall of your home or the classroom.

Butterfly Valentines Day Paper Craft for Kids to Make

How to Make Butterfly Valentine’s Day Paper Craft

  • scissors
  • red color paper
  • white paper
  • black cardstock
  • googly eyes
  • pencil
  • glueMaterials Used

Let’s start!

Step by Step Instructions

Fold the red color paper in two and draw a big heart shape.

Step 1

Cut out the heart shape using scissors. Now you have two big red hearts.

Step 2

Fold the white paper two times as shown in the picture.

Step 3

Draw a smaller heart shape with a pencil.

Step-4

Cut out the heart shape.

Now you have four big white hearts.

Step 5

Fold a piece of the red color paper two times.

Step 6

Draw a third even smaller heart shape.

Step 7

Cut out the heart shape using scissors.

Now you have four red hearts.

Step 8

Fold a piece of the white color paper two times.

Step 9

Draw the fourth-smallest heart shape.

Step 10

Cut out the heart shape using scissors.

Now you have four white hearts.

Step 11

Take a pair of each heart and glue them one over another as shown in the picture.

Step 12

Take a pair of the rest of the hearts and glue them one over another.

The wings are done.

Step 13

They should look like this.

Step 12 and 13

Draw a butterfly’s body …

Step 14

 … and cut it out.

Step 14-1

Apply some glue on the back of the body and attach the four wings on.

Step 15

Add two googly eyes on the head.

Step 16

Draw a tiny white mouth, cut it out using scissors, then place it under the eyes.

Step 17

Draw two small hearts, one of them white, the other one red.

Step 18

Cut these hearts out and glue them on the top of the head (on top of the vertical ‘tentacles’) as shown in the picture.

Butterfly Valentines Day Paper Craft for Kids to Make

All done.

Done

Our butterfly is ready to fly!

Butterfly Valentines Day Paper Craft for Kids

Have fun playing with this project and feel free to check some of our other Valentine crafts here at Easy Peasy and Fun!

Step 19

And make as many as you like.

Butterfly Valentines Day Paper Craft Idea

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