With the weather getting nicer, all those bugs that have been hidden from the snow and cold, are making their comeback! Kids can be drawn to those creepy crawlies, doesn’t matter if it’s a ladybug or a bee. Insects are very fascinating creatures and some of them are actually really pretty looking. Have your children explore their curiosity in the critters by getting them involved in some of these hands-on bug activities!
There’s everything from math graphing and coloring to fun craft projects and sensory bins – so there’s something every kid will have fun doing! By combining the fun projects with educational lessons, they’ll have a blast playing with bugs and be learning the entire time. Roll your sleeves up and let’s get down to fun!
Artsy Momma – Paper Plate Snail Alphabet Activity
Life Over C’s – Bug Graphing
Easy Peasy and Fun – Silly Spider Craft
Jman and Millerbug – Clothespin Grasshoppers
Parenting Chaos – Insect Sensory Bin with Spaghetti
I Heart Crafty Things – Beaded Dragonfly and Lightening Bugs
Crafts by Amanda – Rock Bees
Craftulate – Bug Slime
Pre-K Pages – Making Insects with Play Dough
Natural Beach Living – Ladybug Math
Juggling Act Mama – Easy Insect Craft
No Time For Flash Cards – Playdough Bug Fossils
Laughing Kids Learn – Digging for Worms
Create in the Chaos – Simple Bug Memory Matching Game
The Inspired Tree House – Baby Bumble Bee Song and Activity
Life Over C’s – Bug Skip Counting Puzzles
Easy Peasy and Fun – Bug Coloring Pages
Cutting Tiny Bites – Build a Bug Crafting
The Measured Mom – Insect Theme Math Game for Preschoolers
I Heart and Crafts – eric Carle Inspried Firefly Suncatcher Craft
Does your child have a favorite bug? Do you have other ways to incorporate bugs into fun hands-on activities? I’d love to hear what bug fun you and your child have!