Did you hear the buzz? Bug crafts for kids can be totally cool! Check out this collection of insect craft and activities for kids?
Insects and bugs don’t have be known as the creepy crawlers. They can be totally cute and cool with some crafting creativity. Kids are usually crazy about bugs. You can teach children about nature’s little critters by making a fun insect craft or activity.
Bug crafts are great for spring time or any time of the year. We’ve rounded up some of the most creative ideas for inspiration.
Here are 15 Bee-utiful Bug And Insect Crafts That Will Have Kids Buzzing With Joy
Swirling Twirling Ladybugs | Crafts By Amanda
These LadyBugs swirl and twirl and look so cute, all you need is a little breeze.
Love Bugs | Typically Simple
Create a whole colony of love bugs using basic craft supplies and a little imagination!
Wooden Stick Paper Bugs | Krokotak
Ice Cream Sticks make the cutest paper stick bugs!
Bug Finger Puppets | Easy Peasy and Fun
These finger puppets are a great and easy to assemble paper toy and they’ll be perfect as a decoration inside or outside your home when the playtime is over.
Paper Plate Caterpillar | Glued To My Crafts
This craft goes along PERFECTLY with the beloved Eric Carle book.
Firefly Suncatcher | I Heart Arts and Crafts
Even though this craft was inspired by Eric Carle’s book “The Very Lonely Firefly“, it would also go great with Sam and the Firefly.
Snail Craft | Kindergarten Nation
These guys are super easy to make, and students practice using fine motor skills as they cut and roll the paper to create their snails!
Beetle Hand Puppet | Easy Peasy and Fun
There are a million ways you can color a beetle so there really are a million ways to make these DIY puppets.
Toilet Paper Roll Dragonfly | Red Ted Art
These are an example of what happens when you take your toilet roll apart and put it back together again in a new way!
Paper Plate Snails | This and That with Olivia
You can make these at home with your children and have a blast doing it.
Busy Spider Spider Webs | The Crafting Chicks
These spider webs are easily turned into dream catchers by adding ribbons and feathers hanging from the bottom.
Sticker Snail | Messy Little Monster
Peeling stickers is a great activity for working on fine motor skills for toddlers and preschoolers.
Cardboard Tube Grasshopper | The Craft Train
Make a cute cardboard tube grasshopper using a paper towel roll!
Tissue Paper Ant | Key To Kinders
For super easy crafts, students can color these insect templates with pencils, markers or crayons or glue tissue paper for a 3D effect! Three other printable insect templates available at Key To Kinders!
Mixed Media Bugs | Art Camp
This Love Bug project can be done with or without the hearts. Love bugs or not, they’re darling year-round!
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