Here is a roundup of 5 simple and fun craft ideas to make cute bugs of all kinds! These are perfect to pair with a Bugs Week, where you can do learning activities on bugs, their names, lifecycles (kids are pretty astonished to know that caterpillars turn into butterflies), what they eat, what they give us (e.g., honey from honey bees) and stories related to bees and ants.
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This simple paper plate Bee craft is easy to do for preschoolers to practice their fine motor skills.
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This simple origami butterfly is perfect as an easy introduction to paper folding. Smaller kids will need your help in doing this, but it is easy enough for them to do a few folds in this craft.
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And this is the simplest craft stick dragonfly ever.
All you need are construction paper, glitter glue, glue, small googly eyes, acrylic paint, and scissors.
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