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Having Fun Together

Valentine's Craft: Easy Butterflies

This sweet and easy-to-make Valentine's Day craft starts with a spoon

Let kids spread the love with these easy DIY Valentine butterflies.

⁃ white card stock
⁃ craft paint and paint brushes
⁃ disposable wooden spoons
⁃ craft glue
⁃ hot glue gun
⁃ heart butterfly printables
⁃ mini craft poms
Print and cut out the heart butterfly elements so they're ready to use.

Paint the wooden spoons black. Have little ones use craft paint (in Valentine colors) to create abstract art and patterns on sheets of white card stock. Let dry completely.

Use the heart wings template to trace and wings from the child's artwork. Glue printable black and white hearts on top of the artwork wings for extra dimension, then have a grown-up hot glue the finished wings to a black spoon.

Using a white crayon, have the child (or a grown up) "sign" their artwork on the handle of the spoon.