To make these butterflies, you will need some wooden clothespins and a package of paper handkerchiefs.

buterfly1Decorate the wings with felt-tip pens then run a wet brush over them. The felt-tip colors will blend together.


You can use just watercolor paints:


To make your butterflies dry faster, you can use a blowdryer. To make the feelers, roll a wet piece of colored paper handkerchief then glue it on the clothespin.

hand painting art for kids

See more crafty things to make with wooden clothespins:

wooden-clothespins- kids craft

What Others Are Saying

  1. Catiana 06/03/2013 at 09:53

    Good idea!!!

  2. Catiana 06/03/2013 at 09:55

    Muy buena idea, económica y divertida!!!

  3. Mandy 29/08/2013 at 04:26

    I used coffee filters and misted them with water after they were colored with markers….it worked great and the kids had such a fun time watching it transform into a butterfly

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