Paper Plate Bumble Bee

Easy bee craft for young children to make from a paper plate.

Buzz around with this original Paper Plate Bumble Bee craft  from the FreeKidsCrafts team. The kids will have a whole swarm of fun and it is inexpensive to make. Remember bees are an important part of our food and flower supply.


Bumblebees are excellent pollinators—much more efficient pollinators than honeybees, in fact. They mainly forage for pollen rather than nectar, and transfer more pollen to the pistils of the flowers with each visit. Source: The Old Farmer’s Almanac – 10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BUMBLEBEES: THE FRIENDLY, FUZZY BEE

  • Yellow Paper or Plastic Plate
  • Black Paper or Plastic Plate
  • Black Electrical Tape
  • Black Pipe Cleaner
  • Black Permanent Marker
  • Scissor
  • Glue
  1. Make stripes out of black electrical tape on the back of the yellow plate.
  2. Cut black plate in half. Glue behind the yellow plate to make wings.
  3. Cut pipe cleaner in half. Fold both pieces in half. Form one piece into antennae. The other into a stinger. Glue in place.
  4. Draw on a face with permanent marker.





One thought on “Paper Plate Bumble Bee”

  1. rosaind says:

    excellent for kids of 3yrs I think

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