Magical Insects Activity For Toddlers: Butterfly, Butterfly

Magical Insects Activity For Toddlers: Butterfly, Butterfly

Butterfly flies over here, butterfly flies over there! Create a butterfly as a great storytime prop and recycle some bottle caps while you’re at it! Your little one helps create your storytime prop by finger painting and decorating the butterfly wings. Check out this magical insects butterfly, butterfly activity video to know how.

Parental Involvement: High

Duration: 20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Coordination, Story Tell, Sensory


  1. Coloured paper/chart
  2. Recycled bottle cap
  3. Glue
  4. Sketch pens
  5. Paint
  6. A pair of scissors

Instructions for Magical Insects Butterfly, Butterfly Activity

  • On a coloured paper or chart, apply glue and stick the bottle caps. This is your butterfly’s body.
  • Using a sketch pen, draw the butterfly wings.
  • Cut out the butterfly.
  • Decorate the butterfly by finger painting.
  • Crease the wings and flap around!

Your butterfly, butterfly craft is completed!

As your toddler dips their finger in paint and attempts to finger-paint the butterfly wings, they develop their coordination. Encourage your child to paint freely on the wings. Once the butterfly has dried, use it as a great storytime prop? Once upon a time, a little butterfly lost its colour….

Activity done by Vishwajeet