Butterflies!

These butterflies are based on the  great youtube video by  Arvind Gupta  (http://www.youtube.com/watch/?v=cE0lp339rFY)

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You will need:

  • Coloured paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Sequins
  • Glue

The template is here:  flapping butterfly   Cut along the solid line on the template, so you have a square

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Fold along the dotted line marked fold 1 and unfold

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Fold along the dotted line marked fold 2

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Then fold along the lines marked fold 3 and fold 4. These folds are made upwards towards fold 2

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Fold in half along  fold 1. You should now see the solid lines on the template for the butterfly wings. Cut these out

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Using the little diagram on the template. Cut out the head and antennae.

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Holding the join of fold 3 and fold 4, gently pull and watch the butterfly flap.

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Decorate the butterfly with tissue paper! Remember butterflies are symmetrical, so you will need to cut two shapes!

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