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This adorable toilet paper roll bee craft for preschool is a fun hands-on activity for preschoolers to create when you study bees this spring.
As you begin planning your bee themed activities for spring and summer, be sure to make time for some adorable arts and crafts for your preschoolers.
Bee Craft for Preschool
I love preschool toilet paper roll crafts! They’re fun, frugal crafts that kids can play with when they’re done.
What You’ll Need
Scissors | Ruler | Black Marker Pen | Goggle Eyes
What You’ll Do
Cut out a yellow craft paper according to the height and circumference of your tissue paper roll. Then draw 2-3 centimeters wide stripes on it using a black marker pen.
Your preschoolers can practice their scissor skills if you have them cut out paper stripes instead of drawing them on. Click here to download the template.
Fill in the stripes using paint or the black marker. Keep the 2-3 centimeter gap in between the stripes.
Wrap the yellow paper around the tissue paper roll and glue it there.Step 4:
Cut out the wings for the bee using the template.
Glue the wings on the back of the bee.
Now finish it off by gluing the antennas on the top part of the bee and the googly eyes as well.
Enhance Your Activity Time
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about bees. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Bee & Me – A little girl befriends a bee that takes her on a journey of discovery, revealing an action that every child can take to aid in conservation.
The Honeybee Man – Every morning, Fred climbs three flights of stairs—up to his rooftop in Brooklyn, New York—and greets the members of his enormous family: “Good morning, my bees, my darlings!” His honeybee workers are busy—they tend the hive, feed babies, and make wax rooms. They also forage in flowers abloom across Brooklyn… so that, one day, Fred can make his famous honey, something the entire neighborhood looks forward to tasting.
The Life and Times of the Honeybee – Why do beekeepers use smoke machines when collecting honey? Can a bee really sting only once? Why do bees “dance”? In concise, detailed text and abundant illustrations that range from the humorous to the scientific, Charles Micucci offers a wide-ranging and spirited introduction to the life cycle, social organization, and history of one of the world’s most useful insects.
RESOURCES I LOVE
Teach your children the role of bees in our ecosystems with a Save the Bees Adventure Box. This kit will provide you with all of the resources you need to begin your journey of becoming a lifelong caretaker of the bees.
Let your kids play with honey bee slime that smells just like honey!