Glitter Tube Butterflies
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Glitter Tube Butterflies

Kids will love making these sparkly glitter tube butterflies!
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Creatology™ Foam Shapes – Butterfly Wings
  • Creatology™ Glitter Tube – Peacock
  • Creatology™ Glitter Tube – Petal Pink
  • Creatology™ Chenille Pipe Cleaners
  • Creatology™ Glitter Pom Poms
  • Creatology™ Wiggle Eyes
  • Creatology™ Craft Glue
  • Styrofoam Ball, 1¾" (2)
  • Pom Pom, Tiny (2)
  • Ribbon
  • Paintbrush (or Craft Stick)
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

Step 1 Remove label from glitter tube.

Step 2 Apply glue to Styrofoam® ball and apply glitter. Let dry.

Step 3 Attach pom poms to chenille stem pieces and put into top of head.

Step 4 Glue on wiggle eyes. Add tiny pom pom for nose.

Step 5 Cover glitter tube top with glitter.

Step 6 Trim one butterfly foam shape to overlap a different color butterfly foam shape and glue the two together.

Step 7 Glitter the wings and glue to the tube body.

Step 8 Add bow for boy or girls and decorate tube as desired.


Use a paintbrush or craft stick to spread glue. Apply glitter over a paper plate so leftovers can be re-used. Refer to photo.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Lori Butler courtesy of Advantus/Sulyn Industries.