Saturday, January 18, 2014

Butterfly Snack Clips

Butterfly Snack Clips are a great way to get your kids excited about snack time. Let them make their own butterfly clip that they can reuse time and again. The night before school, let them fill their wings with colorful snacks to make a beautiful butterfly. Then they take their Butterfly Snack Clip to school in their pack lunch or for snack time. After school, pop the magnetic butterfly body on the fridge so you know where to find it. 

This was a great craft to make with the niece and nephew last night. Ages 4 and 6, they loved designing their Butterfly Snack Clips. 

Fill your wings with anything colorful. Candy, cereal, fruit...the possibilities are endless! 

Butterfly Snack Clips
-Clothes pins
-Pipe cleaners 
-Snack sized Ziploc baggies
-Decorations for body
     -Wiggly Eyes
-Colorful snacks for wing filling
     -Fruit Loops
     -Gold Fish - rainbow ones
     -Colorful mini marshmallows 
     -Orange Slices  
     -Any other genius idea you may have 
-Hot glue gun with glue sticks
-Small adhesive magnets 

-Let kids decorate butterfly bodies as they wish. If using hot glue gun and jewels are being
 used, adult is needed to glue where they want jewels. 
-Stickers and markers only can be used if you do not want to mess with too much hot glue. 
-Eyes can also be drawn on if you do not have wiggly eyes or jewels for them. 
-After body is decorated, pick pipe cleaner for antennas. 
-Twist pipe cleaners around one side of clip and glue with hot glue gun. 
-Leave antennas straight or curl.
-Fill snack bag 1/2-2/3 full with your choice of snacks. 
-Close bag, twist in half, and put in the clip. 

Enjoy your Reusable Butterfly Snack Clip! 


  1. This is a really cute idea! I think I'll do that with my younger kids this week!

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