How do you make felt butterfly wings?
Directions for Felt Butterfly Wings
- Draw half of a wing shape on the white posterboard using pencil and cut it out.
- Take your piece of black felt and fold it in half.
- Cut the black felt around the template.
- Now it’s time to add the black and white design.
What are butterfly wings?
Butterfly wings are made of two protein membranes that are covered in thousands of scales and tiny hairs. These wing scales are overlapping pieces of the protein chitin and are modified, plate-like setae. The colors and patterns of butterfly and moth wings come from these layers of tiny scales.
Does a butterfly have eyes?
How do butterflies see? Butterflies have two eyes just like we do. But butterfly eyes are called compound eyes because they have many, many lenses. That means butterflies can see many different things in many directions all at the same time.
What are butterfly antennae for?
Butterflies and moths have antennae attached to their heads. These are used to help them balance, especially while they are flying, and to smell the world around them.