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:

1. Tin can, cleaned with label removed

2. Small plant or seedlings

3. Paint and paintbrush

4. Black permanent marker

5. Pipe cleaners

6. Googly eyes

7. Scissors

8. Glue

9. 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.