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Insect Crafts

KinderCrafts for Kids

These crafts projects are for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children. The crafts use materials found around the house, like egg cartons, cardboard, paper, boxes, string, crayons, paint, glue, etc. See a page about color mixing to see how to combine paint to make all the colors of the rainbow.

Click on any of the crafts to go to the instructions. Have fun!

Butterfly and Caterpillar Crafts:
Styrofoam+Drinking Straw Puppets


Make adorable puppets from styrofoam trays and drinking straws.
HANDPRINT BUTTERFLY


Make paper butterflies from handprint cut-outs.
BUTTERFLY LIFE CYCLE MOBILE

A butterfly life cycle mobile made from construction paper and a paper plate.
BUTTERFLY MOBILE

A butterfly mobile made from construction paper, twigs, and thread.
PAPER PLATE BUTTERFLY PUPPET


A butterfly puppet made from two paper plates.
BUTTERFLY CARD

A great butterfly card.
BALANCING BUTTERFLY


A thin cardboard butterfly that balances on its head, seeming to defy the laws of gravity.
BUTTERFLY CALENDAR TO PRINT


A butterfly and moth calendar you can print out and color.
BUTTERFLY COLORING BOOK


A butterfly and caterpillar book you can print out and color.
PAPER CHAIN CATERPILLAR


Make a cute caterpillar from a paper chain - it can be a great puppet.
ORIGAMI BUTTERFLY


A simple-to-make origami butterfly made by folding a piece of paper.
BUTTERFLY WAND


Make a butterfly wand with a popsicle stick, a pipe cleaner and a coffee filter.
BUTTERFLY WINDOW HANGING


Make a butterfly window hanging using waxed paper, crayon shavings, and an iron.
EGG CARTON CATERPILLAR

Make caterpillars from egg cartons and pipe cleaners.
LIANA RAINFOREST VINE STRING DECORATION


Make a liana tropical vine for a room decoration.

Ladybug Crafts:
Styrofoam+Drinking Straw Puppets


Make adorable puppets from styrofoam trays and drinking straws.
PAPER PLATE LADYBUG PUPPET


A ladybug puppet made from two paper plates.
LADYBUG COSTUME


An easy-to-make ladybug costume that is made from a large paper grocery bag.
EGG CARTON LADYBUG

Make ladybugs (ladybeetles) from egg cartons and pipe cleaners.
LADYBUG STATIONERY


Print out ladybug stationery/letterhead.

Assorted Insects:

INSECT COLORING BOOK


An insect book - you can print and color some of your favorite crawlers and fliers.
LITTER BUG

An easy-to-make Litter Bug made of recycled items.
Assorted Bugs (but not insects):
CUP O' WORMS


A very yucky treat made of chocolate pudding and gummy worms! Great at children's parties.
SPIDER CRAFTS

Insect Sequencing Cards:



Ant Life Cycle Sequencing Cards

Cut out the four scenes and arrange them so they show the ant life cycle from egg to adult as it undergoes complete metamorphosis.


Butterfly Life Cycle Sequencing Cards

Cut out the four scenes and arrange them so they show the life cycle of the painted lady butterfly from egg to adult as it undergoes complete metamorphosis.


Ladybug Life Cycle Sequencing Cards

Cut out the four scenes and arrange them so they show the life cycle of the ladybug from egg to adult as it undergoes complete metamorphosis.


Mosquito Life Cycle Sequencing Cards

Cut out the four scenes and arrange them so they show the life cycle of the mosquito from egg to adult as it undergoes complete metamorphosis.
Related Pages:
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Find Eight Bugs

Find and write eight bugs. Sample answers: fly, ant, bee, roach, ,butterfly, moth, dragonfly, cricket.
bee

Insect Quiz: Grades K-1

A scavenger hunt for students in Grades K-1, using the Little Explorers Picture Dictionary.
Alphabetical Order

Put 10 Insects in Alphabetical Order - Worksheet

Put 10 insects in alphabetical order. The words are: ant, bee, butterfly, cicada, cricket, earwig, fly, ladybug, moth, roach. Go to the answers.


Insect Math-Code Games

Do simple math problems, then do a substitution code to answer insect questions. Or go to the answers.

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