10 Bug crafts, activities and learning

We’re currently bug mad as the warm sunshine has brought them out in force so this week as our featured Tuesday Tots posts I’m sharing 10 fabulous fun Bug Crafts, Activities and Learning fun for all ages.

10 bug activities crafts and learning fun

Bug Crafts

First off a simple to make ladybug sun catcher which works on fine motor skills tearing paper at the same time as creating a pretty addition to your windows at home.

This simple art for even young children to do creating finger painted blot butterflies is messy and fun for kids of all ages to have a go at.

Get crafty in the kitchen making butterfly cakes and cookies delicious crafty fun.

Learning about Bugs

Find out more about some fabulous bugs by creating your own wormery out of a plastic bottle from the recycle bin.

Go on a bug hunt after a summer storm and see what difference it makes to the bugs in the garden.

Explore the rosemary plants and find some rosemary bugs in different stages of development with this fun idea from Outdoor London.

Learn with bugs

Have fun learning some maths with this fun idea from Fantastic Fun and learning with Ladybug Maths.

Create a spider web sight word game like this one from J Daniel 4’s Mom.

Play with Bugs

Have fun being a spider and create your own Giant Garden Spider Web.

Make a sensory bin full of bugs like this one from 3 Dinosaurs.

Tuesday Tots

Welcome back to another week of Tuesday Tots cohosted by myself, Learn with Play at Home and One Perfect Day. Each week we are sharing ideas from the previous weeks link party as well as inviting you to come and link up old and new posts.

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Tuesday Tots is open to all crafts, activities, learning and family fun for all ages of children. When we feature your posts we also pin to our collaborative Tuesday Tots Pinterest Board.


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Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and now mum. She's passionate about supporting learning at school at home, bringing books alive, giving kids life skills and exploring the world around us sharing Creative, Family Friendly, Fun Ideas for the whole family on Rainy Day Mum

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