Eco Crafts

Awesome gift DIY!

Make an adorable handprint butterfly planter for Mother’s Day, a teacher’s gift, or just for a fun spring craft. It brightens up any space!

Make an adorable handprint butterfly planter for Mother’s Day, a teacher’s gift, or just for a fun spring craft. It brightens up any space!

You’ll need:

  • Tin can, cleaned with label removed
  • Small plant or seedlings
  • Paint and paintbrush
  • Black permanent marker
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • White cardboard

STEP 1: Paint the tin can.

STEP 2: Coat your hands with paint and press onto cardboard. Cut out the handprints.

STEP 3: Cut a pipe cleaner into 4 pieces and twirl the ends. Glue onto the top inside area of the tin.

STEP 4: Glue googly eyes onto the front. Glue handprints onto the back, using one per wing. Draw a mouth.

STEP 5: Fill the can with soil and add your plant or seedlings.