Flapping Butterfly Project
To make your very own Flapping Butterfly, all you need is: an 8.5 inch by 11 inch sheet of card stock; scissors, a craft stick, crayons or markers, and tape or glue.
STEP 1: Choose a Butterfly Pattern by clicking here.
STEP 2: Cut out and color the pattern pieces.
STEP 3: Tape tabs A and B to underside of the wings (see Butterfly Pattern).
STEP 4: Tape end of craft stick to center of the abdomen (see Butterfly Pattern).
STEP 5: Tape one end of cloud pattern section to edge of wing (see Butterfly Pattern).
STEP 6: Place cut out slot in cloud pattern section over craft stick and tape the ends of the cloud pattern to the underside of the wings.
STEP 7: Once taped properly the underside should look like this.
STEP 8: While holding cloud pattern section with one hand pull down on the craft stick with the other hand to make the wings flap upwards.
STEP 9: Push up on craft stick to make the wings flap downwards.
Thanks to Rick Mikula, the Butterfly Guy