Our kids love bug crafts! So we’ve got quite a few here. These cute and fun bug crafts are all made with kids in mind. Hopefully, you’ll find some fun inspiration for your next craft.
Spring is a beautiful time. The weather starts are warming up and the kids are starting to run around outside again!
It also means lots and lots of bugs are coming back.
Learning about bugs is usually a lot of fun.
And it’s really important that kids understand the role bugs play in our everyday lives.
Doing bug crafts is a great way for kids to learn about bugs, their bodies and what they do.
Here are our favorite bug crafts for kids.
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Ladybug Corner Bookmarks
These super cute ladybug bookmarks are origami corner bookmarks with cute colorful ladybugs on them.
This is one of my favorite bug crafts for kids because they are just so stinkin cute.
I think it’s the double-layered wings.
You can even get our free printable ladybug template in our craft resource library.
Easy Paper Butterfly Craft
This adorable paper butterfly craft is so cute.
You can use our template to create these fun and easy shapes that piece together to become the colorful butterflies.
Even younger kids can enjoy this fun bug craft.
Ladybug Toilet Paper Roll Craft
This little ladybug is made from a toilet paper roll!
Using a bit of red and black craft paper can turn everyday objects, like this toilet paper roll, into a cute little bug to play with!
It’s a good way to teach kids fun ways to reuse and recycle items around the house.
Bumble Bee Bookmark
This bumblebee bookmark tutorial shows you how to make a corner bookmark using simple origami folds.
Then you can use the printable bumblebee template to create a buzz-worthy little bee to decorate the bookmark with.
We love these kinds of crafts in the springtime when the flowers are blooming and we’re learning about the importance of the pollinators.
Felt Bumble Bee Craft
Another fun bug craft is this felt bee craft!
This is a fun beginner sewing craft for older kids.
We provide the entire template and tutorial, simple download, print and cut out the pieces.
Then you can follow along with the steps to sew your cute little felt bee.
They make fun plushie gifts or look great as felt Christmas ornaments.
Pom Pom Caterpillar Craft
These fun pom pom caterpillars are a great bug craft for younger kids.
Using only a few pom poms, a leaf cut out and some googly eyes, you end up with an absolutely adorable little caterpillar.
You could make quite a few of these cute little guys very quickly.
Plus is a cute way to practice color sorting and learning color patterns.
Popsicle Stick Dragonflies
These popsicle stick dragonflies are a cute popsicle stick craft that kids can make.
You can paint the popsicle stick or cover with some decorative tape and add a set of wings and googly eyes.
They would make cute magnets (simply glue a small magnet on the back and stick on the fridge) or a fun way to decorate a kids room.
I know dragonflies are one of my kid’s favorite kinds of bugs!
Dragonfly Craft for Preschoolers
It’s similar to our pom pom caterpillar craft, but instead, it’s a dragonfly!
I personally love the way these cute dragonflies turned out.
It’s one of my favorite bug crafts on this list!
Spider Paper Plate Puppets
These adorable spider paper plate puppets are made from paper plates and pom poms!
We also threw a bit of pipe cleaners in there for their legs.
The fun thing about this little bug craft is that kids can play with the paper plates afterward.
I hope you found some inspiration with these fun bug crafts for kids!
If you make something we’d love to know how it turned out! Leave a comment if you do!