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Insects and Bugs Activities for Toddlers

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These Insects and Bugs Activities for Toddlers are perfect for a Spring themed activity.  Toddlers are always fascinated with insects and bugs and these crafts and activities are a great way to extend on their learning.

Insects and Bugs Activities for Toddlers

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Insects and Bugs Activities for Toddlers 

Kids LOVE bugs and insects and it's great to see how much pretend play can happen with some simple toys bugs like the ones below.

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Put them in the sandpit, add them to slime, count them, talk about them, draw them - so many possibilities! We always like to read a book before we get stuck into our activities and a great one is Backyard Bugs which you can get HERE on Amazon. 

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Toddler Activities with Bugs and Insects

Insects and Bugs Activities for Toddlers

Insects Sensory Bin - Taste Safe

Ladybug Busy Bag Activity - Best Toys 4 Toddlers

Insect Activity for Preschool: Sensory Bin - Simple Everyday Mom

Thumprint Bugs Craft for Toddlers - Toot's Mom is Tired

bug crafts for toddlers

Itsy Bitsy Spider Craft for Toddlers - Fab Working Mom Life

Hunting for Fun with Big Huney Hunt! - Babies to Bookworms

How to Build a Bug Hotel - Megan Zeni

Build a Bug Busy Box - Teach Me Mommy

Insects and Bugs Activities for Toddlers

Ladybug Suncatcher Craft - Teaching 2&3 Year Olds

Make Your Own Peg Butterflies - Blissful Domestication

Sensory Play with Bug Water Bead Sensory Bin - 3 Dinosaurs

Little Bugs Coloring Pages - Easy Peasy and Fun

activities with insects for toddlers to do

Easy Bug Slime Recipe - That Kids Craft Site

Bug Playdough Invitation - Fantastic Fun and Learning

Dirt Playdough Recipe - Natural Beach Living

Bug Scavenger Hunt with Free Printable - Messy Little Monster

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Fine Motor Bug Activity - Views from a Steptool

Insects, Bugs and Creepy Crawlers Inspired Yoga for Kids - Pink Oatmeal

Make a Beehive Model from Patterning Blocks - Gift of Curiosity

Bugs in Slime Sensory Play - The Imagination Tree

I would love to see some of your bug and insect toddler activities in action. Share a photo in our Facebook Group or on Instagram - follow @myboredtoddler and use #myboredtoddler so we can all see!

Some more toddler activities that you might enjoy are:

Spring Crafts for Toddlers 

Spring Crafts for 2 and 3 year olds square featureSpring Sensory Bins 

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Don't miss these FREE Spring Toddler Printables