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Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids

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Do you have a young ant fan in your house? If they’re as enamored with these tiny creatures as we are, they’ll like our collection of ANT CRAFTS FOR KIDS.

Since I was a child, I’ve been captivated by ants, and I hope I’ve passed on my enthusiasm to my own children. My mother carefully lifted a paving tile in our back garden so that I could observe a colony of black ants that had taken up residence beneath it. It was incredible to be able to observe them caring for their eggs and larvae up close.

I’m still in awe of these incredible animals, and I believe that ant crafts are a wonderful opportunity to teach our children to handle these tiny insects with care and respect, as well as to learn about the fascinating ant life cycle.

I hope you have as much fun with this assortment of ant activities as we have. Have a blast!

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids

Alphabetic Ant

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids Alphabetic Ant

Image Source/Tutorial: Rainy Day Mum

We decided ‘A’ we would focus on the animal ANTS after viewing them at the zoo. Ant is a fantastic word to use for the letter “a” since the man in the word makes them sound that kids will hear in preschool and elementary school as they start to read.

Ant Colonies Craft

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids Ant Colonies Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Blue Bear Wood

Ants dwell in vast colonies, which are referred to as colonies, armies, swarms, or nests. For making your own ant colonies you will need colored craft sand, polystyrene balls, eggs, pipe cleaner, scissors, googly eyes, glue, paintbrush, craft match sticks, sharp-pointed objects.

Paper Ant Craft

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids Paper Ant Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Simple living Creative Learning

Ants can be found in plenty and children like watching them run around in the garden. With this adorable ant paper project, youngsters can now bring the ants inside.

Ant Finger Puppets

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids Ant Finger Puppets

Image Source/Tutorial: Super Simple

Ants are an interesting species of bug. They may be little, but they are extraordinarily powerful, capable of carrying 10 to 50 times their body weight. Except for Antarctica and the Arctic, they can be found everywhere over the planet. And it’s been estimated that for every human, there are around a million ants. Isn’t it impressive?
We’ll start working on our own ant finger puppet today: a cheerful ant with huge eyes and six fluffy legs. The best part of our project is that we can play with the ant once we’ve finished it.

Thumbprints Ants

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids Thumbprints Ants

Image Source/Tutorial: Glued Tomy Crafts Blog

These are the only creepy crawls bug you want to see on your picnic blanket. The more ants on a blanket, the better it is! You can also add some fruits and veggies stickers around the craft. Happy crafting kids!

Ant Puppets

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids Ant Puppets

Image Source/Tutorial:  Toddler Approved

Kids love little ants and we are damn sure that they will love making these cute Ant Puppets. The material you need for making these ant puppets: paper, scissors, googly eyes, glue, and paint.

Fingerprints Ants

Ant Crafts & Activities for Kids Fingerprints Ants

Image Source/Tutorial: Iheart Crafty Things

Pick up some ant books and get started crafting this ant at a Picnic craft! It is consistently effective when you and your kids are getting bored and really need something to do.

Ant Bugs

Ant Bugs

Image Source/Tutorial: Pagingfunmums

These adorable bugs were a lot of fun to build. You will need: Scissors, Sticky Tape, Plastic Spoons, Pipe Cleaners, Felt pens, Googly eyes, and Paper. So, What are you waiting for? Grab all your craft materials and start making these cute bugs.

Egg Carton and Ants

Egg Carton and Ants

Image Source/Tutorial: Teaching Mama

Ants are a child’s obsession. When kids find an ant, they shout it out everywhere we go. Of course, they enjoy squashing them!

We produced a pretty easy ant project to kick off an ant-themed week. An ant has three bodily sections (head, thorax, abdomen), antennae, six legs, eyes, and a mouth, according to this craft.

Peanut Shell Ants

Peanut Shell Ants

Image Source/Tutorial: Pinterest

Kids love eating peanuts. Now think about a craft activity they will make with peanuts. This is a really fun activity to do with your toddler. So. what are you waiting for? Grab some peanuts and ask your kid to do a fun activity with you.

Egg Carton Ant

Egg Carton Ant

Image Source/Tutorial: Funfamilycrafts

Make an ant out of an egg carton. Other ideas for planning a picnic learning unit can be found in this guide. Egg carton, googly eyes, black color, and a creative mind are all you need.

Leaf Cutter Ants

Image Source/Tutorial: Stillplayingschool

Leafcutter ants dwell in the rainforest and are amazing insects! This easy craft is a fun way to practice fine motor skills while also teaching kids about agricultural insects.
Did you know that leaf cutter ants don’t eat the leaves they collect? They eat a fungus that grows on the decaying leaves, implying that these little insects are actually small farmers!

Pasta Ant Craft

Pasta Ant Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Pintrestedparent

Instruction for making these cute pasta ants:

  • To make legs, glue spaghetti elbows to the sides.
  • For antennae, add a couple of short strands of spaghetti to the head.
  • Paint your small pasta ants in the color of your choice. Allow time for it to dry.
  • To complete your ants, add googly eyes.

Toilet Paper Roll Ant

Toilet Paper Roll Ant

Image Source/Tutorial: Toddlymummy

Description: This is an ant-themed craft made from recycled toilet paper rolls. It takes around 30 minutes to prepare and is quite simple. Just make sure you have all of the necessary things on hand ahead of time.

Ant for decoration

Ant for decoration

Image Source/Tutorial: Craftideas

Aren’t they adorable little fellows with their large eyes? They’re easy to build and can be used to beautify the area around house plants in the home or as a humorous way to dress up a picnic table.

I hope you like our Ant Crafts ideas for kids and will surely try to make them. If you like our ideas and want to read more crafts ideas, then read more posts on our website and please let us know in the comment section which Ant Crafts idea you like the most.

Thank you and have a nice day!

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