butterfly wings

This fuzzy little caterpillar curled up on a little boys head
She spun her little cocoon and then fell asleep as though it was her bed.
While she was sleeping she dreamed that she could fly
And later when she woke up...
She was a butterfly!

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Materials required:

  1. A3 white page (220mg/240mg)

  2. Scissors

  3. 2 pieces of white elastic band (+-40cm each)

  4. 12 pieces of wool (bright colours). Cut a few extras to have as spares

  5. 2 pieces of plain white A4 paper

  6. Pastel crayons

  7. Acrylic ink mixed with water

  8. Paint brush

  9. Jar of water

  10. Hand towel, to dry the brush and to clean painted fingers

  11. Glue stick or craft glue

  12. Punch

  13. Stapler

step by step

Scared that you will forget some of the steps? Download and print a step by step  "cheat sheet" to keep handy whilst presenting your class. Download the PDF here.


emerge from your cocoon

as a beautiful butterfly!