Butterfly Magnet

This butterfly magnet makes a cute craft for kids for Valentine's Day - perfect for cheering up the front of the fridge!

Butterfly Magnet craft for Valentine's Day

You will need:

4 large craft foam hearts
7 small craft foam hearts
2 tiny craft foam hearts
Pipe cleaner / chenille stem
2 small wiggle eyes
Red pen
Magnet
Glue

 

Instructions:

Stick three of the small hearts in a column overlapping the point of one heart over the top of the heart below. This is the body.

Stick a small heart into the middle of each large heart.

Arrange the large hearts into the wing shape.

Glue the top ones overlapping the bottom wing part.

butterfly magnet - wing diagram

Glue the body to the centre of the wings.

Cut two short pieces of chenille stem. Stick these to the back of the top heart of the body, which is the head.

Stick a tiny heart to the end of each piece of chenille stem.

Stick the wiggle eyes to the head and draw on a mouth.

Finish by gluing a magnet to the back of your butterfly.

Butterfly magnet detail

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