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Including Free Printable New Life / New Creature Butterfly Craft
Printing instructions for the free pictures: (Only the Activated Links are the free pictures. Order the Easter theme to have access to all of the pictures shown on this web page). The pictures will come up in a FlashPaper Document. FlashPaper is quick and easy! The pages download in a snap. You just need Flash Player 6 installed on your computer (which most all computers already have). If you don't have it, you can download it here for free, and install it on your computer. To Print : Click on the Name of the craft page to go to the FlashPaper printable craft page. When the FlashPaper document comes up, click on printer icon at the top of the FlashPaper page to print. It will not work to print using File > Print, but only using the printer icon on top of the FlashPaper page. Set number of copies when the printer pop-up appears. Click o.k. Re-sizing will need to be done when copying. Feel free to contact My Bible Crafts if you experience any problems.
Caterpillar to Butterfly 'New Life in Christ' Pop Up Card Craft - Outside craft page
New life in Christ caterpillar to butterfly craft Caterpillar craft page

Age 2+ Prep: Print and make copies of craft pages. Cut out caterpillar and cocoon. Cut middle line of cocoon. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color caterpillar and cocoon. Outside of card. Fold sheet of construction paper in half horizontally. Rotate so that right side of card opens. Children glue caterpillar on front of card. Glue words "Open cocoon..." on the top and the words "Open card..." on the bottom. Tape outside edges of cocoon over caterpillar (leaving open the top and bottom between the cross marks). See below for instructions for Inside of card. See below for concepts for craft.

Pop-up Butterfly craft page
Scissors (adult only)
Glue sticks
Clear tape
Construction paper
 
To have access to all printable pages, order Easter Theme.
Caterpillar to Butterfly 'New Life in Christ' Pop Up Card Craft - Inside craft page
Caterpillar to butterfly craft page
Caterpillar craft page Age 2+ Prep: Print and make copies of craft pages. Cut around top and bottom of butterflies before class. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color design on butterfly. Inside of card: Help children fold craft page in half vertically, pulling the butterfly out as you fold, also folding on the dashed lines of the wings. Glue craft page to sheet of construction paper everywhere except underneath the butterfly. See below for concepts for craft.
Pop-up Butterfly craft page
Scissors (adult only)
Glue sticks
Clear tape
Construction paper
 
Caterpillar to Butterfly 'New Life in Christ' Pop-up Card Craft - Finished craft sample
Caterpillar to butterfly craft sample
Caterpillar craft page Age 2+ Prep: Follow instructions above to make this craft. Concepts for craft: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; and when Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Pop-up Butterfly craft page
Scissors (adult only)
Glue sticks
Clear tape
Construction paper
  

New Creature Tissue Paper Butterfly Art Activity

New Creature Butterfly coloring page for butterfly tissue paper craft
New Creature Tissue Butterfly craft page
Age 2+ (For young children, I suggest reducing size to make the craft quicker. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Craft: Children color (age 2+) or paint (age 3+) craft page. See below for concepts for craft.
Tissue Paper or 2" tissue paper squares
Scissors (adult only)
Crayons, nontoxic markers, dot markers
White school glue
 
New Creature Tissue Paper Butterfly Craft
New Creature Butterfly craft made with tissue paper
New Creature Tissue Butterfly craft page Age 3+ (Suggestion for young children: Reduce size of craft page to make the craft quicker. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Cut various colors of tissue paper into 1 - 2" squares. (Use bigger squares for younger children so the craft goes quicker. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: (Older children may want to color the page first so you don't have white spots showing through where there is no tissue paper glued). Show children how to roll up the tissue paper squares into a ball, or just scrunch it up a little. (Use two or more pieces of tissue paper together to shorten craft time). Place glue one small section at a time. Press tissue paper balls onto glued area. Concepts for craft: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; and when Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Crayons, nontoxic markers, dot markers
 
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New Creature Pom Pom Butterfly Printable Art Activity
New creature butterfly printable art activity  page to color or paint
Pom Pom Butterfly craft page Age 2+ Use as a coloring page. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color page. See below for concepts for craft.
Crayons, non-toxic markers, dot markers
 
New Creature Pom Pom Butterfly Easter Printable Craft
New Creature butterfly craft made with pom poms
Pom Pom Butterfly craft page Ages 3+. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color craft page. Place glue on large circles. Place cotton balls or pom poms to match size of circles on top of glue. Press down. Repeat with small circles, including those on antennae. Concepts for craft: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; When Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Crayons, non-toxic markers or dot markers
Large pom poms or colored cotton balls
small pom poms
Glue sticks
small googly eyes or sticker eyes
New Life In Jesus Cross with Butterfly Art Activity
butterfly / cross craft page to color or paint
Cross with butterfly craft page
Ages 2+ Make craft without the jewels, just using it as a coloring page, as the jewels are a choking hazard. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: children color cross and butterfly. See craft instructions below for concepts for craft.
Crayons/Non-toxic markers, dot markers
 
New Life In Jesus Cross with Butterfly Craft
New Life in Jesus butterfly in cross art activity
Cross with butterfly craft page
Ages 3+. Adapt for ages 2+ by making craft without the jewels, just using it as a coloring page, as the jewels are a choking hazard. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: children color cross and butterfly. Peel backing off jewels and stick on butterfly or cross. Teacher cuts out crosses for children if desired. Concepts for craft: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; When Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Crayons/Non-toxic markers, dot markers
 
New Life in Jesus 3D Butterfly Art Activity
New Life in Jesus butterfly coloring page
3D Butterfly craft page Age 2+. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color page. Help children make roll out of construction paper and tape closed. Apply rolled tape to butterfly's body. Attach rolled rectangle. Concepts for craft: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; When Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Crayons, non-toxic markers, dot markers
 
New Life in Jesus 3D Easter Butterfly Art Activity
Mew life in Jesus butterfly craft
3D Butterfly craft page Age 2+. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Cut rectangle shapes out of construction paper to match the size of your butterfly's body, allowing width to make a roll that covers rectangle shape on craft page. Ours measures 3 1/4" X 4 1/2". Adjust to fit your craft page as you make up a sample craft. Craft: Children color page. Help children make roll out of construction paper and tape closed. Apply rolled tape to butterfly's body. Attach rolled rectangle. Concepts for craft: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; When Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Crayons, non-toxic markers, dot markers
Clear tape
Scissors (adult only)
Construction paper
 
New Life in Christ Butterfly With Cross and Hearts Art Activity Page
Nw Life in Christ Butterfly art activity page to paint or color. It has a cross inside.
New Life Butterfly coloring page Age 2+ Prep: Print and make copies of craft pages. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color craft page. See craft instructions below for concepts for this craft.
Non-toxic, water-based markers, crayons or dot markers
 
'New Life in Christ' Butterfly With Cross and Hearts Craft
New Life in Christ Butterfly craft with cross inside
New Life Butterfly coloring page Age 2+ Prep: Print and make copies of craft pages. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color craft page. Concepts: Talk to children abut the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; and when Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Non-toxic, water-based markers, crayons or dot markers
 
'New Life in Christ' Butterfly Free Printable Picture for Art Activity
New Life in Christ color diffuse butterfly craft pattern
Butterfly craft pattern - See printing instructions above Age 2+. Prep: Print and make a few copies of Butterfly Craft pattern. Be sure to use the printer icon above the FlashPaper picture. (See directions above). Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children color (age 2+) or paint (age 3+) craft page. Concepts: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; and when Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Non-toxic, water-based markers, crayons or dot markers
Optional: Water color paints, brushes, smocks, jars for water.
 
'New Life in Christ' - Color Diffuse Paper Butterfly Free Craft
New life in Christ color diffuse butterfly craft
Butterfly craft pattern Age 3+. Note: This craft will take 2 class periods if you don't have a lot of craft time, to allow paint/markers to dry before cutting out butterfly pattern. Prep: Print and make a few copies of Butterfly Craft pattern onto card stock. Make sample craft for children to see what craft looks like when finished. Craft: Children use water-based markers to draw a design on the Color-diffusing paper to cover much of the page. Scribbling is good enough. Help children spray their design with water bottle until colors bleed into each other. Allow to dry. Teacher or assistant lays butterfly pattern over dry design, traces butterfly pattern and cuts butterfly shape out. Save scrap pieces for Collage Cross Craft (above). Concepts: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; and when Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person. Change concepts to fit your particular lesson.
Color diffusing paper
Non-toxic, water-based markers
Spray bottle
Scissors (for adult only)
Optional: Water color paints, brushes, smocks, jars for water.
'New Life in Christ' Butterfly Art Activity Finished Sample for Free Craft
Painted butterfly craft sample for New life in Christ butterfly art activity
Butterfly craft pattern Age 2+ This is the finished craft sample (painted) for above craft page. See above craft instructions for concepts for this art activity.
Non-toxic, water-based markers, crayons or dot markers
Optional: Water color paints, brushes, smocks, jars for water.
 
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Other crafts in the Palm Sunday / Easter theme:
Cross Crafts
Lamb of God Crafts
Christian Easter Coloring Pages
Christian Easter Cards for Kids
Tomb Crafts
Palm Sunday crafts
Easter Bulletin Board Decorations
 
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New Life Crafts Easter Coloring Pages Easter Bulletin Board Butterfly Crafts
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