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Rainbow Butterfly

Rainbow Silhouette 15

How To

activity time 20mins

Download our handy PDF at the bottom of this page, gather all the other materials listed that you require.

Follow the instructions on this webpage to complete activity.

You Will Need

  • Coloured Paper
  • 1 x A4 White Card
  • Printed PDF For This Activity
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil/Pen
  • Glue

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Suitable For
  • Rainbows-4-7yrs 4-7yrs


  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Cut the coloured paper into strips, they can be varying widths. The maximum width is 2cm.

  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Glue the white card all over and stick down the coloured paper strips.

  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Ensure you cover all of the card and set aside to be used later.

  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Cut away the inside of the printed butterfly from the PDF attachment, leaving the outline.

  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Discard paper from the red area in photo after cutting - no longer needed.

  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Glue around the white silhouette and stick onto striped card.

  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Using a felt-tip to draw in the body and legs.

  • Rainbow Butterfly

    Here are a few other ideas that you can explore, these outlines are included in the downloadable PDF.

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