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Paper Cup Preschool Bumble Bee Craft Idea

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This Bumble Bee craft is a fantastic spring themed activity for little ones. If you’re looking for a preschool craft idea that’s easy and simple to make then look no further.

As an early years teacher, I loved creating spring crafts with my preschool kids. They say it’s the process that is most important not the end product and I totally agree. 

Preschool Bumble Bee Craft Idea

This fun bumble bee activity is a great way to introduce kids to the concept of Bees and pollination.

You can use this activity to teach and edu ate kids about how bees live and the importance of looking after bees and helping them to pollinate plants and flowers. 

I hope you enjoy this easy bumble bee craft idea

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

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Supplies For This Bumble Bee Craft

  • Black, Yellow, Red and White Cardstock or Construction Paper
  • Black and Yellow Cups
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Black Marker

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How To Make This Bumble Bee Craft

Download and print out the template.

Cut the template out and set aside. Cut a black cup straight up the middle. (refer to the photo)

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Cut the bottom from the cup. Cut strips from the cup. (refer to the photo)

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Glue the strips onto a yellow cup. (refer to the photo) Allow the glue to dry completely.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Trace the template onto cardstock or construction paper and cut out.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Glue the black part of the head onto the yellow part of the head and then use scissors to trim off any excess paper.

Cut 2 circles from white cardstock and 2 smaller circles from black cardstock. Glue together.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Cut a small circle from red paper.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Cut 2 small black strips from black paper and 2 tiny black circles. Glue the circle at the top of each strip.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Glue the eyes, nose and antantee onto the bee’s head. Use a black marker to add a smile to the bee’s face. Glue the bumble bee’s head onto the cup.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Glue the smaller and larger pieces of the wings together.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Glue the wings onto each side of the cup.

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Your paper cup bees are finished!

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

This makes a wonderful classroom craft project. It’s inexpensive and easy!

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

Download Your Free Bee Template Here

preschool bumble bee craft idea made from paper cup

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