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Level: ECE, Primary
Grades: Pre-K - Gr. 2 | Age: 2 - 8 | Written by: Lee Popham
[Lee is a parent from Friendswood, Texas]

Make a butterfly out of a zip close baggie and some tissue paper.

What You Need:
What You Do:

  1. Cut the tissue paper into 1/2" squares.

  2. Fill the zip baggie with tissue squares (the more paper there is, the fuller the wings).

  3. Zip the baggie closed, pressing out some of the air.

  4. Gather baggie in the middle with the zip close at the top.

  5. Twist the pipe cleaner in the middle of the gather to form a butterfly with antennae.

  6. Curl the ends of the pipe cleaner of the antennas.

Recommended Books/Products:

Monarch Magic
Stunning photos take children inside the chrysalis right through the process of emerging as a majestic monarch.

Paint the Wild Butterfly Kit
by Balitono, Inc
Paint three hand carved, solid wood butterflies to create unique magnets or hanging decorations.

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