Footprint Butterfly Flower Pots

I had seen some adorable footprint butterflies on Pintrest so I knew I wanted to do them with my 2 children.  

I did not buy flower pots for this activity.  I reused some containers that we got from Wal-Mart when we ordered some food to-go.  :)  

After we cleaned to containers I put some blue paint inside and attached the lid and let my daughter shake it around till it was covered.  

After the inside paint dried I took the kids outside and tried my best to get some cute foot prints.  Selah was giggling when I painted her feet because she is so ticklish.  Then Titus was crying because low and behold he is afraid of paint.  So a fun activity had a lot of drama involved but I still think they turned out adorable.  :)  

This was also a present for Mother's Day... Nana is coming to visit us in June so shhhhh... "it's still a secret."   :) 


Unknown said…
This is super cute! Way to go Mom!
Thanks! :) You should give it a try! :)
Jenifer Harrod said…
Those are so cute! Now I wish I had the paints and the pots:) I bet your littles had lots of fun! I love having those fun times with kids. They are few and far apart as far as I am concerned. Cherish the moments! Come by and visit us.
Unknown said…
What a great idea - wonder if my girls would go for having painted feet...
Plant Stands said…
Footprints for butterfly wings...who'd a thunk it? Sounds like you had great fun...except for the crying part.
Crafting Play said…
Love the idea of putting the butterflies on the pots :)
Mackenzie said…
So fun! I love it! We'd love for you to join the party at Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! I know my readers will like your ideas as well! :)
Have a great weekend!
Thanks again for posting this on Saturday Show and Tell. This activity would also fit into my summer activities list for Toddlers ( Check it out and feel free to post any other activities that would fit. I love your creativity.

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