Do you know a child who loves bugs? In this post, discover over 25 easy and fun insect crafts that are perfect for summer camp, preschool, garden or insect-themed birthday parties, or just as a relaxing, crafty way to bond with your child at home.
Easy and Fun Insect Crafts for Kids
Crafts are a must when it comes to planning fun activities to enjoy throughout the summer. And trust me when I say that these creative insect crafts will be certain to keep your kids entertained for hours!
Easy and Fun Paper Caterpillar Craft | Fireflies and Mud Pies
Inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this simple bug craft includes a printable template, making it perfect for home or school.
Recycled CD Ladybug Craft | I Heart Arts and Crafts
Eco-friendly and adorable!
Woolly Bee Planter Marker | The Gingerbread House
Not only are these bee planter markers adorable, but your children will also have a blast making them as well!
Easy Paper Plate Butterfly Craft | Real Life at Home
The perfect insect craft for a preschooler!
Paper Plate Ladybug | Fireflies and Mud Pies
A fun and easy-to-follow insect craft that your child will love.
Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers | Anne’s Entitled Life
Super simple and reusable butterfly garden markers that are beautiful as well.
Popsicle Stick Bee Craft | Kids Craft Room
This craft would make an adorable holiday ornament too!
Clothespin and Watercolor Monarch | Fireflies and Mud Pies
Make this beautiful craft to celebrate the monarch’s late summer migration to Central Mexico!
Clothespin Bee Craft for Kids | Non-Toy Gifts
Adorable, simple, and seriously fun for all ages!
Recycled Bee Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
This cute and easy bee craft is perfect for little ones!
Ladybug Painted Rocks | Crafts by Amanda
One of the simplest and cutest crafts out there than ANY age can do. (Even adults will have fun joining in on this one!)
Galaxy Butterfly Art Project for Kids | Buggy and Buddy
This craft is totally out of this world awesome!
How to Make a Bug Hotel | Fireflies and Mud Pies
This simple DIY bug house craft is perfect for summer!
Woven Paper Plate Bee Craft | Kids Craft Room
Your little ones will totally “bee” happy with this fun and unique craft.
Paper Dragonfly Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
A perfect summer craft to work on those cutting and gluing skills.
Egg Carton Bee Craft | Buggy and Buddy
This craft is perfect for preschoolers!
Paper Roll Ladybug Craft | Non-Toy Gifts
If you are looking for a craft that will use up those empty paper rolls, this is one of the cutest crafts that you’ve been waiting for!
Duct Tape Twirling Bee Craft | Crafts by Amanda
Not only will your child love this craft, but it will add some fun to your yard as well!
Butterfly Wall Hanging | Make It Your Own
The beautiful colors that you can use with this craft are quite stunning!
Cardboard Tube Grasshopper | The Craft Train
A truly fun and educational insect craft that your child will love!
Paper Bee Craft | Fireflies and Mud Pies
This paper bee craft is perfect for summer!
Recycled Milk Jug Dragonfly | Kids Craft Room
This is such a colorful and creative craft!
Printable Bugs Finger Puppets | Easy Peasy and Fun
Hours and hours of fun will be had with this adorable insect craft.
Pop Bottle Firefly | One Little Project
These are adorable and are certain to light up your yard!
Colorful Caterpillar Suncatcher | Fireflies and Mud Pies
A creative way to recycle plastic lids and turn them into something adorable!
Wooden Spoon Bee Craft | Easy Peasy and Fun
The cuteness of this craft alone makes it one that is a must-do.
Easy Paper Roll Bee Craft | Non-Toy Gifts
There is no way to ever get tired of these paper roll crafts! They are too adorable!
Craft Stick Firefly | Kids Activities Blog
This sweet summer craft is perfect for older kids
And just like that, you have simple bug craft ideas to keep you and your child busy for the duration of the summer. Your house will be full of creativity, connection, and laugher in part to these adorable and awesome insect crafts.
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