My kids love all the creepy crawly and flying insects that come out in summer. They get so excited when they spot a butterfly, ladybug, potato bug (which we like to call rollie-pollies), and especially Dragonflies. One night this fun idea hit me of how we could make our own Dragonfly and Lightning Bug (aka …

Beaded Dragonfly & Lightning Bugs

My kids love all the creepy crawly and flying insects that come out in summer. They get so excited when they spot a butterfly, ladybug, potato bug (which we like to call rollie-pollies), and especially Dragonflies. One night this fun idea hit me of how we could make our own Dragonfly and Lightning Bug (aka …

15 Firefly Crafts for Kids- including glowing lightning bugs, handprint firefly, fireflies made from cardboard tubes, pinecones and more. Great ideas for STEM / science ideas for summer!

Firefly Crafts for Kids

15 Firefly Crafts for Kids- including glowing lightning bugs, handprint firefly, fireflies made from cardboard tubes, pinecones and more. Great ideas for STEM / science ideas for summer!

It’s time for The Kids Craft Stars monthly craft challenge! Every month we have a challenge between a few blogger friends and I, to in-cooperate a different craft medium or technique into a simple kid craft. This month’s challenge was to come up with a craft using tissue paper. I was inspired this week by an Eric Carle …

Eric Carle Inspired Firefly Suncatcher Craft

It’s time for The Kids Craft Stars monthly craft challenge! Every month we have a challenge between a few blogger friends and I, to in-cooperate a different craft medium or technique into a simple kid craft. This month’s challenge was to come up with a craft using tissue paper. I was inspired this week by an Eric Carle …

Although I’ve never actually seen a lightning bug in real life, I love making lightning bug crafts! Pretty funny huh? Seeing a lightning bug is definitely on my bucket list though so in the mean time, I’m going to keep on crafting them in anticipation for seeing the real thing. Ha! Our latest is this …

Paper Bag Lightning Bug Kids Craft

Although I’ve never actually seen a lightning bug in real life, I love making lightning bug crafts! Pretty funny huh? Seeing a lightning bug is definitely on my bucket list though so in the mean time, I’m going to keep on crafting them in anticipation for seeing the real thing. Ha! Our latest is this …

lightning bug/firefly: first attempt #tinycupneedleworks

lightning bug/firefly: first attempt #tinycupneedleworks

Upcycle your unused Easter eggs into cute lightning bug kids crafts! http://spr.ly/6184Bn7q8

Upcycle your unused Easter eggs into cute lightning bug kids crafts! http://spr.ly/6184Bn7q8

Turn plastic bottles into fireflies with glow sticks! These pop bottle fireflies would be such a fun kids craft for summer break or camping!

Pop Bottle Firefly

Turn plastic bottles into fireflies with glow sticks! These pop bottle fireflies would be such a fun kids craft for summer break or camping!

Firefly crafts and science activities for kids: lightning bug crafts for summer- including STEM / STEAM ideas!

Firefly Crafts for Kids

Firefly crafts and science activities for kids: lightning bug crafts for summer- including STEM / STEAM ideas!

Kids of all ages will enjoy this colorful Tissue Paper Snail Craft. It's an easy craft for kids who are working on developing fine-motor skills or who love animals. via @https://www.pinterest.com/fireflymudpie/

Rainbow Tissue Paper Snail Craft

Kids of all ages will enjoy this colorful Tissue Paper Snail Craft. It's an easy craft for kids who are working on developing fine-motor skills or who love animals. via @https://www.pinterest.com/fireflymudpie/

Egg Carton Lightning Bugs Summer Craft #WetOnesSummerFun #WishIHadaWetOnes #ad

Egg Carton Lightning Bugs

Play Dough Bugs

Play Dough Bugs

Making bugs out of play dough and working on scissor skills while cutting the dough and add ons for the insects and mini beasts.

Firefly or Lightning Bug Printout - Enchanted Learning Software print out for bug badge

Firefly or Lightning Bug Printout - Enchanted Learning Software print out for bug badge

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