Minibeast Crafts

Minibeast crafts are fun for kids - and they are great if you are studying minibeasts at school or if your child has developed a passion for frogs or butterflies or spiders .. or any of the other little critters featured here! We've got something for all ages, from preschoolers up.

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Bee Crafts Bee Crafts
With their bright yellow and black stripes bees are fun animals for crafts. Enjoy our collection of simple bee crafts.


Butterfly Crafts Butterfly Crafts
Celebrate the arrival of summer with these lovely butterfly crafts for kids. Many would make a good craft activity for a girl's birthday party, too.f


Caterpillar Crafts Caterpillar Crafts
There are around 180,000 species of caterpillar and they vary massively in appearance. Some are camoflaged and others are brightly coloured to scare off preditors so you can let your imagination run wild and design your own caterpillars using our activities below.


Frog Crafts Frog Crafts
There is something very appealing about frogs for children - so frog crafts are usually very popular! They are fun for Leap Year as well as minibeast studies and general frog themes.


Ladybird Crafts Ladybird Crafts
With their bright red body and black spots ladybirds are a favourite with kids. Come and enjoy our ladybird crafts, we have something for all ages.


Spider Crafts Spider Crafts
We've got some great spider crafts for you to try, whether they are for Halloween or a minibeast theme or just for fun.


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Dolly Peg Ant

Dolly Peg Ant

Make this quick dolly peg ant craft for kids with some simple craft supplies from your cupboard. Instructions below.

You will need:

Dolly Peg Dragonfly

Dolly Peg Dragonfly

Whip up this dolly peg dragonfly in moments and clip it around the classroom or house! Fun for a minibeasts theme, we've got a similar dolly peg butterfly too. Instructions below.

Metalwork Butterflies and Dragonflies

Metalwork Butterflies and Dragonflies

These metalwork butterflies and dragonflies can be decorated by the children with permanent markers and they look oh so pretty when they catch the light! A really lovely craft for a summer display...

Paper Plate Beetle Craft

Paper Plate Beetle Craft

Quick and easy and great for younger children, this paper plate beetle is a super minibeasts craft idea and a useful way of teaching legs and pincers. Instructions below. Also useful as a scarab beetle for an Ancient Egypt theme.

Puffy Paint Picture

Puffy Paint Picture

Making your own puffy paint and painting a puffy paint picture is fun for kids of all ages and uses basic supplies only. Have a go and see what the kids can create!

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