- Valentines Day
Valentine’s Day can be fun for everyone. Let the kids join in on the fun with these easy to make Valentine’s Day Butterflies.
What you will need
- Bostik Glue Stick
- Bostik Art & Craft White Glue / Paper Glue
- Bostik Double Sided Tape
- 1 Sheet red paper
- Permanent Marker (or similar)
- Heart shaped decorations (you may also cut out heart shapes and stick them on)
- 1 Empty toilet roll
- 1 x Straw
- 1 x Red chenille stick (to use for legs)
STEP 1: Cut
Use your red paper and cut a 10cm vertical strip to fit around the toilet roll. Apply your glue stick to one side of the paper.
STEP 2: Glue
Glue the red paper onto the toilet roll.
STEP 3: Wings
Cut out wings for the butterfly similar to two hearts attached at the bottom to make the wings. Use your Bostik Art & Craft Glue to attach the wings to the back of the body. Leave for a couple of minutes to let the glue set.
STEP 4: Eyes
Glue the eyes with Bostik Art & Craft Glue. Allow a minute to set.
STEP 5: Decorate
Use a permanent marker to draw the mouth.
STEP 6: Antennas
Cut 2 antennas to the desired length, use Bostik Double Sided Tape to attach the antennas (straw) to the inside of the toilet roll.
STEP 7: Decorate
Decorate the wings however you see fit.
STEP 8: Legs
Use Bostik Double Sided Tape to attach the legs (use your red chenille stick cut into 2 pieces). You can trim them to the desired length afterwards.
STEP 9: Decorate
Attach the hearts to the antennas using Bostik Art & Craft White glue. Allow for a minute to set.
STEP 10: Decorate
Decorate the body of the Butterfly.
White glue stick that provides a quick, clean and accurate way to glue paper, cardboard and photos.
ART & CRAFT WHITE GLUE
A high quality general purpose PVA craft glue.
DOUBLE SIDED TAPE
An easy to tear, paper thin double sided tape.