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The Easiest DIY Butterfly Snack Bags Idea

Stop it. Just stop it. How cute are these DIY Butterfly Snack Bags ideas? These are the type of snacks that you know you can pack in your child’s lunchbox and have no worries about whether they’re going to eat it or not. 

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These are also great for packing up and taking on picnics or even having in the car for long (or short) road trips. And if you can create them together with your child, not only are you creating a delicious snack but you’re also creating an amazing memory as well. 

If you’re looking for a simple snack that takes no time or effort to make, these butterfly snack bags are for you. (and if you really wanted to expand on them, you can add other food that popcorn or pretzels into them as well!) 

Have fun creating these adorable butterflies! Their wings are full of delicious treats! 

Fruit Cereal Butterflies

Supplies needed to make these Cereal Butterfly Snack Bags

  • Clothespins
  • Washi tape
  • Googly eyes
  • Zip-top bags
  • Rainbow fruit cereal
  • Tape
  • Pipe cleaner

How to Make These Fun Butterfly Snack Bags

  • Place a piece of washi tape on top of each clothespin.
  • Glue googly eyes on top of each clothespin.
  • Fill plastic zip-top bags halfway full of rainbow fruit cereal.
  • Fold the top of the bag down and secure it with a piece of tape on each end.
  • Divide the cereal equally across each side of the bag, leaving an open space in the middle. Pinch the middle of the bag together and secure it with the clothespin.
  • Create antennae for each butterfly by cutting a pipe cleaner in half, folding it in half, and twisting each side around the end of a pencil or pen.
  • Secure the antennae on each butterfly with a drop of glue.
DIY Cereal Butterfly Snack Bags

DIY Cereal Butterfly Snack Bags

Yield: 10 Butterflies
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $5

Make snack time extra cute with these fun cereal butterfly snack bags! These will be a hit at any little girl's party or an extra special surprise packed in a lunch box for snack time.

Materials

  • Clothespins
  • Washi tape
  • Googly eyes
  • Zip-top bags
  • Rainbow fruit cereal
  • Tape
  • Pipe cleaner

Instructions

    1. Place a piece of washi tape on top of each clothespin.
    2. Glue googly eyes on top of each clothespin.
    3. Fill plastic zip-top bags halfway full of rainbow fruit cereal.
    4. Fold the top of the bag down and secure it with a piece of tape on each end.
    5. Divide the cereal equally across each side of the bag, leaving an open space in the middle. Pinch the middle of the bag together and secure it with the clothespin.
    6. Create antennae for each butterfly by cutting a pipe cleaner in half, folding it in half, and twisting each side around the end of a pencil or pen.
    7. Secure the antennae on each butterfly with a drop of glue.

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