Watercolor Butterfly & Flower Painting

Butterflies and flower are something you see a lot of in spring. We have been studying them the last few weeks. We always study them in the spring. There is so much you can learn about them.

A fun painting activity that we did was this watercolor butterflies and flowers. We used the same technque that we did with the Watercolor Hearts.

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The book we read with this activity is A Place for Butterflies . It is great book for learning about some of the butterflies in the North America. These butterflies are amazing to read about. There is even one butterfly that needs burned forests! Who would have known. We talked about that a lot of butterflies need flowers.

This painting project is about butterflies and the flowers they need. This was a great extension to our activity. We also made a trip to the Butterfly Place as apart of our learning about butterflies. We saw many different stages of butterflies and moths. We saw how each butterfly might visit different flowers and plants.

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What you need for this activity: paper, cookie cutter (of various types as well) and watercolors.

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Each of the girls has an idea of what they want to do for this project. They picked out the cookie cutters they would use and making to share all of them. They would have to be patient if the one they wanted was not available.

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Each of them adding their own twist on the project to make it their own art project. It is always fun to see what they do.

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Here is a look at the final pictures.

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Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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8 Responses to Watercolor Butterfly & Flower Painting

  1. Nicole says:

    Wow, it is a flowery, springy Share It Saturday! I was just commenting how much my daughter is into flowers lately so I think this one needs to get pinned, too! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Catherine says:

    This is a lovely craft activity – have pinned it 🙂

  3. LindseyLoo says:

    This looks so cute, easy and fun! My little Pipsqueak is going to love this.

    Checking in from A Thoughtful Spot…and sharing!

    Happy Schooling!

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  5. Sinea Pies says:

    I love that this is done with cookie cutters! Next year we will be doing B is for Butterfly in preschool and this may very well be our craft. Pinned it 🙂

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