When I think of spring, I think of color. Lots and lots of vibrant color coming into bloom. As such, I love just how colorful and fully spring this Crayon Resist Watercolor Butterfly Craft feels to me. And crayon resist is such a fun process any time of year.
There’s not a lot to this simple art craft, but I have to say the results are always stunning and great for kids of all ages. If working with littler ones, you can use a light peach color crayon instead of white so that they can see the lines better.
How to Make Watercolor Butterflies
To make our Crayon Resist Watercolor Butterfly Craft you will need white cardstock, watercolor paints, a white or light color crayon, and scissors.
Spring Butterfly Craft Supplies Needed
- White cardstock
- Watercolor paint
- White or light color crayon
Butterfly Craft Step by Step Instructions
Begin with a sheet of white cardstock.
Use a white crayon to draw a butterfly, with designs around the wings, too. Don’t worry if you don’t know exactly where you’re drawing, that’s the fun of it. But if you must see the lines, a light peach color crayon will work just the same. Don’t forget to draw eyes and antennae.
Now, paint over the lines with watercolors. We found 4 or less colors work best, without muddling everything into a brown mess. Let the paint dry completely.
Then, once dry, cut outside the main butterfly crayon outline.
Cut around the antennae, as well.
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More Colorful Butterfly Craft Ideas
Looking for more beautiful butterfly crafts? Check out our Cardboard Roll Stamped Butterflies, Handprint Butterfly Craft, Paper Strip Butterfly Craft, Mosaic Monarch Butterfly Craft, and this Accordion Fold Butterfly Craft. Then check out more of our fun spring crafts for kids at Our Kid Things!