We've gathered together all our butterfly themed activities and ended up with all sorts of butterfly crafts, printables and colouring pages ... something for all ages!


About the Butterfly

Perhaps the most fascinating thing about butterflies is how they change from a caterpillar into a butterfly. This process is called metamorphosis. A butterfly begins life as an egg, which hatches into a caterpillar. Caterpillars eat and eat (like in the famous story The Very Hungry Caterpillar!), then form a pupa (or chrysalis). Metamorphosis happens inside the pupa, this is where the caterpillar has an incredible transformation ready to emerge as a beautiful butterfly!

Fun Fact: A group of butterflies is known as a flutter.

Learning about the butterfly life cycle
Learning about the butterfly life cycle

Our Butterfly Activities

Butterfly Colouring Pages
Here are some printable butterfly colouring pages - one simple colouring page that can be coloured...
Butterfly Crafts
Celebrate the arrival of summer with these lovely butterfly crafts for kids. Many would make a good...
Butterfly Games
We have two very pretty printable Butterfly games, dominoes and a matching game.  These games...
Butterfly Printables
Scroll down for all sorts of butterfly printables for kids, including butterfly templates,...
Butterfly Puzzles
Here are some fun printable butterfly counting puzzles and a dot to dot, for kids to enjoy.

Butterfly Origami

Butterfly Videos

Amazing time-lapse video of the life-cycle of the monarch butterfly

The Butterfly colours Song - lovely calm song for little kids


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