Free Printable Butterfly Templates for Crafts

Last updated: May 19, 2022

Our free printable butterfly templates give you many butterfly shapes to choose from! From simple printable outlines with or without antennae, plus 16 different butterfly wing shapes, we hope you find the perfect pattern for your butterfly craft project!

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These printable butterfly outlines are a great free resource for home craft activities, Summer art projects. You can also use them as a base to design your own butterfly wing patterns. They are all blank, so you can decorate the butterflies however you wish. Simply print and cut them out at home to create a butterfly-themed craft, and you can also use them as a stencil to trace around. So grab your marker pens, glitter, and glue, and take a moment to create something beautiful today!

If you’re looking for patterned butterfly printables to color in, click here to go to our collection of free butterfly coloring pages.

Free Printable Butterfly Templates

Scroll down the page to download one of our free butterfly outlines. There are small, medium, and large sizes to choose from and various butterfly shapes with and without antennae. Be sure to look all the way down the page to see every style and find the outline that is best for your project.

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Simple (no antennae) | Blank (with antennae) | 16 Different Shapes | Coloring Pages

Simple Butterfly Templates With No Antennae

These simple butterfly outlines have no antennae, so they’re super easy to cut out, making them great for preschoolers and little kids! Cut out your butterfly shape and fold a crease along the mid-line to make your butterfly 3D. You could also print directly onto, or trace around onto, pretty craft paper to make lots of beautifully patterned butterflies. Choose from large, medium, small, and extra small templates to find the perfect size for your project.

To download, simply click on the image or text link underneath the image. These printables are for personal, non-commercial use only.

Blank Butterfly Templates with Antennae

These following blank butterfly shapes have antennae and come in two printable sizes. They work well for children who want to design their own butterfly wing patterns and offer more of a challenge to cut out than the simple templates. These printables are for personal, non-commercial use only.

16 Printable Butterfly Shapes to Download

These little butterfly templates include many different wing shapes, so you can find the perfect style for your butterfly craft project. Firstly you’ll find the mini-butterfly shapes, but keep scrolling down the page to find a large outline of each individual shape. These printables are for personal, non-commercial use only.

Free Printable Butterfly Coloring Pages

If you’re looking for more free butterfly printables, check out our beautiful collection of butterfly coloring pages. There are simple butterfly shapes for preschoolers and young children to color in, plus more detailed pictures for older children and adults!

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