Small tortoiseshell butterfly colouring page

Age 6+

Activity Type

art and craft

Activity Season

spring summer autumn

Activity Topic

Butterflies and moths Minibeasts

Activity Key Stage

Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2

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Small tortoiseshell butterfly colouring page

Create a beautiful butterfly with your favourite colouring pencils, pens or paints.

Get inspired by real life tortoiseshell butterflies or let your imagination take flight and make a masterpiece.

  • The Latin name is Aglais urticae
  • Small tortoiseshell butterflies love sipping nectar from flowers
  • Look out for them during spring, summer and autumn

We bet you’ve created a masterpiece! Don’t forget to give your butterfly a name and make a space for him on your fridge or wall.

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