Science Week: Stages of Butterfly Craft

by Lynn Lilly, Jul 18 2022

Project Name: Science Week - Stages of Butterfly Craft

Project Difficulty: Easy

Project Video:

Supplies from Kit:

  • Crayola Black, Orange,Purple, Yellow Construction Paper
  • Crayola White Paper From the Paint Kit
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Bright Pop Cardstock
  • Crayola Glue Stick



  1. Fold your orange construction paper in half and draw your Butterfly wings outline. Cut out and unfold.
  2. Draw your butterfly head and antennas on black construction paper.  Once done cut out. 
  3. Glue the butterfly head/antennas to the top (back) of your butterfly using your glue stick.
  4. Fold your butterfly back in half and draw your butterfly body down the crease of your butterfly. Color in with the black marker.
  5. Using the end cap of your glue stick, trace out circles on your yellow and purple construction paper as well as your bright pop cardstock. Cut out the circles. 
  6. Glue the circles to the 4 corners of your butterfly. 
  7. Trace your butterfly onto white paper and cut out. This should be a tad bit smaller than your original orange construction paper butterfly.
  8. Glue the white cutout to the other side (blank side) of your orange butterfly.
  9. Draw/Write the stages of a butterfly on each wing (for a total of 4 stages).
  10. Your butterfly will be double sided. One side with the wings decorated with the small circle cutouts and the other side with the 4 stages of a butterfly.
I hope you enjoyed today's craft! Parent's don't forget if you share your child's projects on social media tag @craftboxkids @crayola and use #campcraftbox
Happy Crafting! 



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