With summer nearing, there’s something about bees that says summer! Flowers and bees and warm sunny days, these bee crafts for kids are bright and cheery and so summery!
It’s the perfect time to make ALL the bee crafts. 🙂
Here you will find loads of bee craft ideas…. crafts for toddlers and preschoolers, paper plate bee crafts, 3D bee crafts, simple bee crafts to more complex….the list goes on and on and you are sure to find something that suits you! They are great projects for kids to do together or a fun diy for a family fun night. Happy browsing!
Bee Crafts for Kids
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You might ask:
- How do preschoolers make bees?
Preschoolers can make many of these crafts by you simply prepping some of the steps. If they can’t cut yet, have it cut and ready and let them do the painting and glueing. Some of the more simple ones for toddlers and preschoolers to do are the ones that are hand or footprint crafts. Let them dip their foot in the paint and they will be thrilled!
- How do you make cute bees?
One way to make bees look cute is by simply changing the look of their eyes or face? Did you know they make some really cute colorful googly eyes and even googly eyes with eyelashes? Doing something like this will turn that bee face into something cute! You can even add some blush to make their cheeks look a little pink.
How do you make a simple 3D bee?
- To make a 3D craft start with something like a paper towel roll, toilet paper roll or a paper cup or bowl!
How do you make bumble bee wings?
- You can use something translucent, like a milk jug. Cut wings out of a milk jug and then paint them with some clear glitter paint for an even better look!
How do you make a bumble bee easy?
- There are many option for these bee crafts that start with a free printable. That will give you a template to go off of, and it’s something easy for the kids to follow. One of the easiest things I’ve found to do with small children are paper plate crafts. They are easy for kids to paint and decorate!
Bee Crafts for Kids
Paper plate crafts can be so much fun and something a little bit simpler if you're looking to craft with toddlers!
How cute are these bees with tulle wings?! Plus, they make for hours of fun after crafting. 🙂
This heart bee is great for a Valentine's Day craft, but it doesn't just have to be for that! You can make this bee craft when you're focusing on and learning the heart shape with toddlers and preschoolers.
This is a great activity to practice fine motor skills for littles by wrapping yarn around the toilet paper roll and creating a 3D bumblebee! So, save some empty toilet paper rolls and get crafting this!
Paper bag crafts are always a big hit with kids since they have a puppet to play with and put on puppet shows for family and friends! And this fun bee paper bag craft is sure to bring lots of smiles!
Not only is this a cute craft, but the kids will enjoy playing with these as little puppets, too!
This bee craft is easy enough for toddlers. You can start with colored craft sticks or let the kiddos paint them. The transulent wings give them the perfect bee look!
This honeycomb bee scene craft is so adorable! The kids can make the scene and then have hours of creative fun using their imagination. 🙂
Coffee and filters and clothespins make these fun little bees!
This is a great way to use up things you already have and teach the kids about recycling!
Do your little ones like to have pretend pets? If they do, this cute pom pom bee will be the perfect pretend little pet for them to tend to.
Everyone probably remembers making some accordion fold craft as a kid, and when I saw this bumblebee craft, I thought how adorable is that! Doesn't he look like such a cute little guy? And, this is a great craft for practicing fine motor skills.
One of my favorite crafts to do with preschoolers are letter crafts. Not only are you making a cool craft, but you can teach them a letter sound at the same time. That is a win! This bee craft is one of those!
This is another bee craft that is good for kids working on fine motor skills. Yarn is another fun element to add to crafts, too!
Looking for a bee craft that is easy enough for toddlers? This potato stamped bee craft is something their little hands can do!
This is probably my favorite bee craft in this whole list! It has It has such a cute face!
This is another bee craft that is good for little hands. The torn paper makes it easy enough for something they can do!
Footprint crafts are always a big hit with kids, and with this bumblebee footprint craft, they can add their own stripes and decorate it how ever they wish! Each child can make their bee their very own.
Making a 3-D craft brings something so much more to life! These 3-D bees can be something for them to play with after making them!
How fun is this bee craft with moving wings! It adds a whole new level of fun!
This would make a cute Valentine's Day craft, but it can be used any time you're looking for an insect craft or when you're learning about bees and how important they are to our ecosystem.
This is a bee craft that is a little more difficult and one older kids will enjoy creating!
Kids will have fun flying and fluttering these bee straw puppets! Get ready for them to enjoy lots of fun after making these!
Here's another handprint craft for you! Turn a handprint into an adorable little bee. 🙂
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Paper Plate Bees is another easy bee craft. Paint or color your unused paper plate yellow. Use a marker and paper cutouts to form the bumble bee's stripes, eyes, and mouth. Use blue paper cutouts to create the wings and finish with a pair of fuzzy wires for the antennas.What can I make with bee fabric? ›
Woven and knitted fabrics with a bee pattern from our collection will work well as decorations for kitchen and garden furniture. The bee motif looks beautifully on tablecloths, organizers, covers and chair upholstery. A fabric with this pattern can also be used to make summer garments.What is the easiest bee box? ›
Top Bar Hives are the simplest type of beehive that you can build. They are very forgiving and you can construct these out of materials that you have on hand. Not only are they the easiest to build, but they are also the easiest to maintain for new beekeepers.How do you make a winter candy board for bees? ›
Pour sugar into a very large container and gradually add about half the water, stirring to wet the sugar well. Continue adding and mixing water until all the sugar is cakey, but not runny. Put newspaper or waxed paper under your candy board, and fill with sugar. Screen the sugar off level with the top of the board.How do you make a toilet paper roll for a bee house? ›
Put string through the toilet paper roll and tie the string so it could be hung above the ground. 3. Cut hollow stems, bamboo or straws to 3.5 inch pieces. Since toilet paper rolls are about 4 inches long, the 0.5 inches of leftover space creates a roof that will protect entryway for bees.How do you make a bee for a school project? ›
Take an empty toilet paper roll and colour it with yellow colour and draw black thick strips on it as shown in the picture. Now make the wings of the honey bee out of paper and paste them on both sides of the toilet paper roll. Use black coloured paper strips as the antennae and draw the eyes using sketch pens.