Have fun with our beautiful Letter b Butterfly craft as part of your letter of the week craft activities. We have a gorgeous sponge-painted butterfly craft your kids will love to do while learning the uppercase and lowercase B.
Letter recognition is one of the first skills kids develop before they start reading. Teaching the alphabet with a craft activity makes learning both enjoyable and easy for them. You can make it even more fun by singing an alphabet song or by going on an alphabet scavenger hunt!
We have included a b is for butterfly printable template for you to download and print. This letter b craft is perfect to do with toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners.
This b for butterfly craft is also a great summer craft for kids. Don’t forget to check out our awesome collection of fun summer crafts for kids.
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Supplies you need to make a preschool letter b butterfly craft
- letter b is for butterfly printable (You can download the template by signing up for our newsletters below. After you confirm the subscription, you will get an email with a link to access our printable library)
- A4 white cardstock to print the template
- A4 colored cardstock to stick the butterfly
- A sponge
- Paint ( We used acrylic paint)
- Glue stick
- Paint brush
- Black marker
How do you make a sponge painted b for butterfly craft for kids?
Download the free ‘b for Butterfly’ printable by signing up for our newsletters below. Enter your details in the below form and you will get an email to confirm your subscription. After you confirm, you will get another email with a link and password to access our printable library. Once you open the printable library, you will be able to find the ‘b for butterfly’ template under the section “Summer”.
Print the letter b Butterfly craft template on A4 white cardstock.
The printable has three pages in total. One page with a big butterfly for uppercase B, another page with a small butterfly for lowercase b, and a third page with the letters and other parts of the butterfly.
Get a clean dry sponge and squirt some paint onto it. Spread the paint on the sponge by folding and unfolding the sponge once.
Or you can take some paint in a paper plate and dip the sponge in it.
Press the sponge onto the butterfly template. We went with the big butterfly first.
Once you are happy with the colored prints on your butterfly, get another color paint on the sponge and make more prints. We used yellow and blue for the big butterfly.
Wash and dry the sponge. Now, paint the other butterfly template the same way.
Once both the templates are sponge painted, let them dry.
In the meantime, paint the uppercase B and lowercase b on the third page with a paintbrush. Kids can also choose to fingerpaint the letters. Once the paint dries, cut out all the parts.
Also, cut out the sponge painted butterflies after the paint dries.
Stick the eyes and antennae on to the letters B and b. Draw a mouth with a marker.
Stick the big butterfly on an A4 colored cardstock.
Get the rectangle shaped piece of paper you got from the template. Make it into a small roll by sticking the ends together with a glue stick.
Stick this paper roll onto the middle of the butterfly. Stick the uppercase B over this paper roll to get a 3D look.
Similarly, for the lowercase letter b craft, stick the small butterfly template onto another colored cardstock. Stick a paper roll onto it and glue the lowercase b on the top of this paper roll.
Hope you like our b is for butterfly craft. Isn’t it super cute?
Add this to your letter b art and craft activities at home or in classrooms!
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