Butterfly Pencil Toppers

Make a colony of butterflies to decorate the pencils on your desk!

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Participant Age: 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
Difficulty:
Physical Challenge:
  • Plastic foam egg carton or meat tray, thoroughly washed
  • Glitter
  • Glue
  • Paint
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Scissors
Cut Out Butterfly Shape

Carefully cut out a butterfly shape from the plastic foam.

Decorate Butterfly

Have your child decorate the butterfly with paint and/or glitter. Let it dry completely.

Attach Butterfly to Pencil

Wrap a pipe cleaner along the butterfly?s body. Twist the ends together until the butterfly is secure. Twist the stem around a pen or pencil.


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