YARN WRAPPED BUGS
This is such a fun activity for little ones and super easy to make as it is just wrapping yarn around a stick. I love including natural elements in our crafts and gum nuts make the perfect antennae. There are so many cool bugs you could make, we particularly love making crazy caterpillars!
MATERIALS: Sticks, gum nuts or acorns, yarn, pom poms, cardboard for wings, googly eyes and a hot glue gun.
TUTORIAL: Just get your twig and start wrapping the yarn!
For the centipede I glued the small twigs on first with hot glue then my little one did the yarn wrapping.
For the bugs with wings, we cut wing shapes out of cardboard and just attached them by wrapping yarn around. We then glued on eyes and pom poms to decorate our bugs with hot glue.
CRAFT KITS to make at home
If you love this weaving project by MINI MAD THINGS but don't have the materials to make it, check out our cool kids CRAFT KITS. With our SIMPLE WEAVING CRAFT KIT you can make these STICK BUGS plus lots of other fun crafts. This kit is perfect for little ones age 3+.
Our MINI MAD CRAFT kits are brimming with crafty fun ready for you to get creative at home. The kits are designed to inspire open-ended creativity. With our range of beautiful, engaging materials, you can either follow our craft tutorials or create your own fun projects.
Pictured below is the SIMPLE WEAVING craft kit.