Butterfly Pocket Pal


Butterfly Pocket Pal

This quick and easy project for kids creates a cute little butterfly with inexpensive materials. Stick into a piece of foam so that kids can decorate their rooms with their new butterfly pal. Find this craft and 21 other crafts for kids in our FREE Summer Crafts for Kids eBook.

Butterfly Pocket Pal


  • Aleene's® Quick Dry Tacky Glue™
  • Wood pieces, assorted sizes and shapes
  • Paper punches: 1/8”, 3/16”, 1/4”
  • Black marker
  • Acrylic paint; Deep Green, Purple, Fuchsia
  • Embroidery floss (to hang flower)
  • Wire
  • Craft sticks
  • Craft foam; light pink, pink, green, yellow, brown, light brown
  • 1/4" flat brush


1. Glue wood pieces together. Glue the tip of craft stick to back of the figure, making sure there is space enough to insert into a pocket. Let dry.

2. Using ¼” brush, paint with purple and pink acrylic paint colors as desired on the butterfly, paint stick green. Let dry.

3. Glue all trims into place:

Antennae: Wire
Trim, Flower, Leaf and Body: Craft foam
To hang flower: Embroidery floss

4. Dot eyes with black marker.


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