cartoon robot

Activity Station

Supply List

  • White Cardstock
  • Paint
  • Parchment Paper
  • Scissors


  1. Fold a piece of cardstock or thick white paper in half, then open and lay flat
  2. Cut a sheet of parchment paper (to avoid a mess) and place under the white paper
  3. Add droplets of paint (we use Tempera Paint) on one side of the fold only
  4. Fold the paper along the folded line and squish and rub the paper to spread the paint
  5. Unfold your paper to see your beautiful creation
  6. Once dry, cut out your butterfly shape!


  • To make your butterfly stand out from all the rest, add glitter to the wet paint
  • Give your butterfly a 3D look and glue a popsicle stick to the body, pipe cleaners for antennae and some googly eyes!