Paper Beehive

What's all the buzz about? Fly like a honeybee to our paper craft for kids & create a 3D hive that's the bee's knees.

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  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola No-Run School Glue
  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Cardstock
  • Pencil

CIY Staff Tips:


Step 1

Cut a yellow shade of cardstock into 2 pieces measuring approximately 7”H x 9”W and 5”H x 9”W. Repeat with second sheet of cardstock.

Step 2

Flip cardstock over and begin to roll. Add glue to edge of paper and finish rolling to secure. Repeat with all cardstock pieces.

Step 3

Position full sheet of cardstock vertically and cardstock tubes horizontally. To create beehive, glue tubes next to each other on sheet; place longer tubes in middle and shorter tubes on top and bottom.

Step 4

Sketch and cut out construction paper leaves, beehive entrance, and bees.

Step 5

Draw beehive branch on cardstock with markers.

Step 6

Add stripes to bee bodies with markers.

Step 7

Glue beehive entrance, leaves, and bees to cardstock.

Step 8

Display this un-bee-lievable piece of art!

  • Occasion:

    • Spring,

    • Summer

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+

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