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20 ADORABLE BUG CRAFTS, ACTIVITIES AND FOOD IDEAS

Creepy and crawly? Yes!

However, these 20 adorable bug crafts, activities and food ideas may have you singing a different tune as you explore the outdoors with your children. Bugs are fascinating creatures, and kids tend to be intrigued with the unique way they are made. Why not take the time to celebrate bugs this spring? You might also find some more ideas in this post about 7 {Non-Icky} Ways To Learn About Bugs.

BUGS CRAFT IDEAS

  • These beaded dragonflies and lightning bugs by I Heart Crafty Things can be made by kids of a variety of ages and are not only adorable but work on fine motor skills during creation.
  • Tie Dye Coffee Filter Butterflies are easy to make and fun to play with. Meaningful Mama shows you how it’s done.
  • Your kids are going to love making these lightning bugs that really light up. Apartment Therapy nailed it with this idea.
  • Paging Fun Mums made cute bugs using plastic spoons. You’ll have to head over to check out her different variations.
  • Egg carton caterpillars couldn’t be cuter! Megan from Balancing Home shows us how to re-create this simple craft.
  • Your craft becomes a game after you make this spring time tic-tac-toe game from Chicken Scratch NY. How awesome is that?
  • I’m loving this tissue paper garden snail from Room Mom Extraordinaire.
  • The book buddy bugs from Meaningful Mama become a bookmark after the craft fun is over.
  • Easy Child Crafts teaches us how to make this cute bee from a recycled toilet paper roll.
  • Lady Bug Balloons are fun to make, but they also become a great tactile experience for kids. Squeezing the balloon helps relax children as well. Kids Activities Blog shows us what to put inside these little guys.

BUG ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

BUG SNACK AND FOOD IDEAS FOR KIDS

  • These ladybug pretzels are as cute as they are tasty. Meaningful Mama shows you how to recreate this pretzel treat.
  • Twinkie’s were the solution for Hungry Happenings when she went to create these stunning bumblebee treats.
  • These butterfly snack packs are a fun grab-and-go spring snack for kids.
  • Meaningful creates these yummy pineapple bumblebees for her daughter’s spring themed birthday.
  • Your kids will only be grossed out for a second before they take a bite of these tasty dirt and worm cups. You’ll love all the bug birthday ideas featured here at ikatbag.

As spring comes and you see little insects around, I hope you are inspired to create and learn with your kids. We have such a fascinating world to explore with such fun and interesting creatures. Embrace the little bugs with crafts, activities and fun snack ideas for kids.

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