Butterfly Balancing Act

Butterfly Balancing Act

Your kids make craft butterflies that balance.  This project combines fine motor, artistic and even scientific skills!

4 - 7
Est. Time:
<45 mins

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. paper
  2. cardboard
  3. markers
  4. tape
  5. scissors
  6. chopsticks
  7. play-dough clay
  1. Fold the piece of paper in half and trace a butterfly.  

  2. Cut out the paper butterfly, trace the paper butterfly onto the cardboard, and cut that out.  

  3. Decorate the butterfly!

  4. Tape the pennies to the corners of the wings.  

  5. Place the chopstick in the clay, and balance the butterfly!