Butterfly Pencil Holder
Prepare these adorable pencil holders for your students as a fun treat to use in the classroom, as a welcome to school gift, or a goodbye for the summer keepsake.
Supplies used: Glue or double-sided tape, Markers, pencils (or candy bars!)
- Die cut butterflies (small or large) from cardstock in assorted colors. 1 needed for each student. Die cut the butterflies’ bodies (1 needed per student) from a contrasting color. Lightly fold the butterfly down the center. Adhere body to center of butterfly.
- Trim 1 piece of cardstock double the height of the same size butterfly. Fold cardstock in half. At the fold, fold up again but just 1/4”.
- Keeping twice folded piece folded, place it on top of the butterfly’s blades keeping the narrow folded base at the bottom of the butterfly, with a portion of the blade still exposed, saving the folds. Die cut.
- Open up connected base and using glue, adhere wing tips together.
- Using the butterfly with body adhered to it, write each student’s name on each wing.
- Adhere each embellished butterfly to the butterfly “pouch”.
- Add pencil (or treat) to inside opening.
In the classroom:
This project can be used across the year for a variety of occasions: