Advertisements

“Coffee Filter Butterflies” by KinderArt

18 Mar

Every week or so, my daughter and I pick a project which has a really good looking picture included, and try to duplicate the project to match the picture.

Our newest project was coffee filter butterflies found on KinderArt.com:

http://www.kinderart.com/crafts/butterfly.shtml

We gathered all the materials. The markers are not the washable type.

We colored and wet the coffee filters, according to the instructions. They dried quickly lying flat in the sun.

I squished them in the middle. My seven year old found this difficult; truthfully, so did I.

The finished project. I found it difficult to fluff the wings so it looked like the picture.

In conclusion, if I did this over again, I would use bigger coffee filters and limit the marker choices to pastels. We used all the colors, from black to yellow, and the black ran into the other colors, darkening the whole project. Also, I would use shorter pipe cleaners to make shorter antennae.

This project has potential to look like the picture, if done with a little more TLC. It’s not a project which can be rushed.

Leave your own coffee filter experiences in the comments below!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

F*ck is a comma

There will be swears

Simmons Syndications

Where the WRITE words make the difference

not for nothing y'all

a blog about all the things...

Must Be This Tall To Ride

I'm a single dad documenting his journey. A guy trying to walk a higher path. And messing up. A lot.

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

And Other Thoughts - Including Cleopatra's Journal

Ammar Khan's Toronto Blog

Marketing Trends and Social Media News from the Eyes of a Canadian Marketer

Mommy FourOneOne

Sharing info with other moms in this overwhelming, yet amazing adventure we call being a mom.

The Sensible Psychic (tm)

Intuitive Solutions for Transforming Your Life!

The Matt Walsh Blog

Absolute Truths (and alpaca grooming tips)

Plenty the Magazine

Living. Learning. Laughing

Mom in the Muddle

Getting Through All Life Slings Her Way

Craft Schmaft

Making Happy

smallestforest.wordpress.com/

Express yourself. It is later than you think.

Ali Does It Herself

adventures in grown-up living

you and mie

let's make things

%d bloggers like this: