Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Craft Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Early Elementary Craft: Glue and Glitter Butterflies Published: January 28, 2020 Use this early elementary craft, Glue and Glitter Butterflies, to teach children in kindergarten to second grade about God making all things new. You’ll need: Glue, waxed paper, glitter, box lid, nylon filament thread, and tacks. Early Elementary Craft: Glue and Glitter Butterflies Have kids “paint” a simple butterfly shape on a sheet of waxed paper with the glue. Be sure that each butterfly body is filled in with glue. Help make the outline of the wing sections at least 1/2 inch thick. Then, shake assorted colors of glitter over the glue, making sure that the glue is completely covered. Gently lift the waxed paper and shake the excess glitter back into the glitter container or a box lid for future use. Then set the waxed paper aside for several days to let the glue and glitter dry. When it’s completely dry, carefully peel the butterfly shapes from the paper. Help the kids thread a length of nylon filament thread through each butterfly. Hang the completely crafts from the ceiling where they can blow in the breeze! Talk Teasers Read aloud 2 Corinthians 5:17. Ask: What makes a caterpillar become a butterfly? How is the butterfly a new creation? What makes us become new creations in Christ? What is one thing about you that shows that you are a new creation in Christ? Close in prayer, thanking God for the new life that’s available through Jesus’ death and resurrection. Debbie Trafton O’Neal Kent, Washington Looking for more craft ideas? Check out these posts! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!