Butterfly Mobile Craft

These colorful butterflies made of wax paper bring delight to any nursery.
By Karen Brody, MA
May 07, 2015

Ages

3-13


May 07, 2015

What You Need:

What To Do:

1. Place a piece of wax paper (24" long) on your ironing board. Sharpen the crayons using the pencil sharpener over half of the wax paper so that the crayon shavings fall on top of the paper.

2. Fold the wax paper in half width-wise to cover the crayon shavings. Place the folded wax paper between two more sheets of wax paper and iron it without using steam. (The crayon shavings will melt quickly!) Allow to cool.

3. Draw butterfly shapes onto the wax paper, cut out the shapes, and string up using a needle and thread.

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