Imagine completing this craft to help your child learn their colors. This Cardboard Butterfly Color Matching Activity is the perfect activity to do with your children!
Not only are butterflies fun to do, but when you add the color aspect, this craft is epic.
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When it comes to learning colors, most kids tend to start around 18 months. However, this is an activity that you can keep working on with your kids up to ages 2, 3, 4, and 5! If you are looking for a fun color matching activity, here you have it!
For older kids, you could also change the bottom colors to color words or even beginning sounds!
Such a fun and hands on activity.
How to Create This Cardboard Butterfly Color Matching Activity
What you need:
- Cardboard (blue, orange, yellow, purple, pink, and green paper)
- Black marker
- Glue stick
Take your cardboard and draw an adorable butterfly on it. This is also a great time to gather all of your materials, so that you have everything on hand.
Now you are going to draw small circles on the butterfly’s wings.
Now you are going to cut out those circles.
Cut a strip of blue paper out to make squares to glue to the back of the butterfly for color matching.
Go ahead and make the squares!
Go ahead and cut out an orange square or two.
Go ahead and cut out a few yellow squares.
Cut a strip of purple paper out to make squares to glue to the back of the butterfly for color matching.
Don’t forget the pink squares!
Oh, and this fun teal color too!
Now you are going to carefully glue the squares to the back of the cardboard cut out.
As you can see, it’s a fun activity to add the squares to the back of the cardboard.
From the front, this is the most colorful butterfly you’ll ever see!
Now you can practice placing the matching pom poms onto the butterfly.
And now you have this fun Cardboard Butterfly Color Matching Activity to complete!