Butterfly Template

Butterfly Template
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This template is perfect for creating Monarch Butterflies inspired by the book
The Seeds of the Milkweed

Creating the Monarch

Take a piece of black construction paper cut to 8' x 8 inches and create background of butterfly. Now some students loved creating a symmetrical butterfly by folding the paper in half, making a shape while others needed a template. You can down load the FREE template here.

Also we discussed the colors of the Monarch, shades of ORANGES and RED. We painted paper previously. You can see how we make our painted paper here. 

We discussed how Monarch are SYMMETRICAL in PATTERN and that simple SHAPES would work great to from a pattern.  (Hint Folding a piece of paper in half and drawing or cutting out a shape will give you 2 exact shapes) the kids love learning this process. We joke "let the paper work for you"  After the shapes were glued down in a SYMMETRICAL PATTERN students used small brushes and white paint to create the white dots on the butterfly. Let Dry,
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