Lala Butterfly

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Butterfly, Fingerprint Art, Insect crafts | Posted on 19-08-2011 | 10,962 views

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We ate some lala (a type of shellfish) the other day and instead of disposing the shells, we made butterflies out of them 😀

Click here for the full entry of our Lala Butterfly artwork 🙂

Footprint Butterfly

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Butterfly, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Insect crafts | Posted on 15-10-2009 | 56,462 views

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Kids just love to play with paint. Give them a brush and paint and just see them go.. Sometimes, with a little guide, we can help them create something nice. Here, we created a footprint butterfly.

Footprint butterfly.

Footprint butterfly.

Paint your foot to any colour you wish your butterfly to be. It may be ticklish to some..

Paint your foot to any colour you wish your butterfly to be. It may be ticklish to some..

Print your foot on a piece of paper.

Print your foot on a piece of paper.

Paint another foot and print it next to the initial print.

Paint another foot and print it next to the initial print.

The wings are done.

The wings are done.

Paint your finger with any colour to decorate the wings.

Paint your finger with any colour to decorate the wings.

Just dot around the wings for added colour.

Just dot around the wings for added colour.

Have ideas on other art and crafts inspired from hand and footprint? Do share with us here. Thank you. 🙂

Fingerprint Butterfly

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Butterfly, Fingerprint Art, General, Insect crafts | Posted on 19-08-2009 | 41,982 views

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Remember the fingerprint bees we did not too long ago?  Well, let’s develop it a little bit more and create a garden with butterflies and flowers.

Beautiful colourful fingerprint butterfly.

Beautiful colourful fingerprint butterfly.

Paint your thumb with the colours of your choice.

Paint your thumb with the colours of your choice.

Print in onto a paper as the butterfly's wings.

Print it onto a paper as the butterfly's wings.

You may add in some flowers, leaves and the bees too.

You may add in some flowers, leaves and the bees too.

Once it is all dried up, you will need to help the little ones decorate their garden a little bit using markers.

Once it is all dried up, you will need to help the little ones decorate their garden a little bit using markers.

A beautiful fingerprint garden with butterflies, flowers and bees!

A beautiful fingerprint garden with butterflies, flowers and bees!