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 bumblebee activity is a great way to introduce kids to the concept of Bees and pollination.
You can use this activity to teach and educate 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.
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Supplies for This Bumble Bee Craft
- Black, Yellow, Red and White Cardstock or Construction Paper
- Black and Yellow Cups
- Black Marker
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)
Cut the bottom from the cup. Cut strips from the cup. (refer to the photo)
Glue the strips onto a yellow cup. (refer to the photo) Allow the glue to dry completely.
Trace the template onto cardstock or construction paper and cut out.
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.
Cut a small circle from red paper.
Cut 2 small black strips from black paper and 2 tiny black circles. Glue the circle at the top of each strip.
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.
Glue the smaller and larger pieces of the wings together.
Glue the wings onto each side of the cup.
Your paper cup bees are finished!
This makes a wonderful classroom craft project. It’s inexpensive and easy!
Download Your Free Bee Template Here
- Hot Glue
- Paper Flowers
- Glitter Cardstock
- Marabou Feathers
- DIY Unicorn headband template
Print out the unicorn template.
Start at the straight end of the horn and curl it into itself. Use a dab of hot glue to secure to horn shape.
Cut the ears out from two colours of paper.
Glue the pink inner ear onto the ear with a glue stick.
Trim off the excess bit of the horn that hangs over the headband with scissors.
Glue the ears onto both sides of the horn using hot glue.
Glue a strip of marabou feathers across the front of the headband.
Glue flowers across the front of the marabou feathers. Your unicorn headband is finished!
These are perfect for parties or make-believe play.
You can even use this as a party activity and allow the children to bring their headbands home. How fun!
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy crafts here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!