By Dimples Mucherino
craft foam – yellow, orange, black, bright pink
jumbo craft stick
Length craft lace – orange
pony beads – 20 black, plus assorted colors
hand drill with 1/8” drill bit, mini ripple paper edgers
circle hand punch
- 5/8” Jingle bell
- Fine tip black marker
- Beacon™ Kid’s
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it means you may need adult supervision to do the project. Always
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1. Trace and cut one
large butterfly from yellow craft foam. Apply glue to one
side of butterfly and press, centered on orange craft foam.
Let dry. Cut out around edges of yellow butterfly.
2. Trace and cut remaining patterns from craft foam. Cut as
butterfly – orange
2 pattern #1 – orange
2 pattern #2 – orange
1 small butterfly – bright pink
2 pattern #3 – bright pink
1 butterfly body – black (use paper edgers)
3. Draw details on yellow
side of large butterfly and both sides of small butterflies
with black marker.
4. Drill one hole ¼” from edge on each end of
jumbo craft stick. Punch a hole in either end of black craft
foam butterfly body. Apply glue to one side of jumbo craft
stick and apply black craft foam body, lining up the holes
on either end. Glue remaining craft foam shapes and assorted
colored pony beads to yellow side of butterfly. Glue a line
of black pony beads down the center of the two small butterflies.
5. Fold down 7” on one end of orange craft lace. Tie
together in knot 6” from fold. String craft lace from
front to back through top hole, then back through bottom hole.
String bright pink butterfly and one black pony bead. Tie
bead in place. String orange butterfly in same manner. String
remaining pony beads on end of craft lace. Tie jingle bell
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