Happy Butterfly Tote
Create a fun memory keepsake with a way to remember how small your child’s hands were! Kids will love “getting dirty” and creating this friendly butterfly on a tote made with love just for Mom.
Designed by Pattie Donham Wilkinson, courtesy of iLoveToCreate®.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
Keywords: march2013, Happy Butterfly Tote , mother's day, mom, paint, crafts for kids, tulip
Place a small piece of cardboard inside tote. Place tote on a flat surface.
Squeeze each colour of Soft paint onto a paper plate.
Dip sponge into Yellow Velveteen Soft paint and apply this paint to index finger on one hand.
Apply finger to the centre of the tote and gently press. Slowly remove finger. This will be the centre or body of your butterfly.
Dip sponge into Cool Blue Soft paint and apply to fingers and top part of palm on child’s hand.
Dip another sponge into Green Velveteen Soft paint and apply to palm of the hand. Colours will touch and blend at the top of the palm.
Angle hand horizontally and apply to side of the body of your butterfly to create a wing. Repeat application for opposite butterfly wing.
Add eyes, mouth and antennae to butterfly body with Pink Slick dimensional paint.