Flannel Friday: Butterfly Props

Even though I’m scheduling this post ahead of time (it’s actually 12/10 as I write this), I’m sure that it’s safe to say that I’m ready for spring. (I am not a winter person.)

So today’s post is looking ahead to warmer weather with some butterfly props.


I made these ridiculously easy props for the kids to use while I sing “Flutter, Flutter”. I bought a set of foam shapes and some self-stick popsicle sticks and a few minutes later, boom, prop! Words to the song are below:

Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle
Flutter, flutter butterfly
Floating in the spring sky
Floating by for all to see
Floating by so merrily
Flutter, flutter butterfly
Floating in the spring sky

The kids love having their own way to act out the song, especially if I’m using one of my butterfly finger puppets at the same time!

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9 comments on “Flannel Friday: Butterfly Props

  1. Kathryn
    January 24, 2015 at 2:45 pm #

    Love the prop! you could add a second verse…
    Flutter, Flutter butterfly,
    floating in the spring sky,
    floating high up to a tree;
    now down low so I can see,
    flutter, flutter butterfly,
    floating in the spring sky.

    • Katie
      February 21, 2015 at 3:19 pm #

      Excellent idea! I will add that to my sheet for this spring!


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