SWEET LITTLE HONEY BEES! – Printmaking, Cutting, Gluing

Students learn about honey bees and the role they play in our environment, and then use printmaking techniques to create a honeycomb, and cutting and gluing skills to create little honey bees.

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SWEET LITTLE HONEY BEES! – Printmaking, Cutting, Gluing


  • Crayola Washable Paint - Yellow
  • Crayola Black Construction Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Yellow Construction Paper - Small Pieces
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Crayola Glue Sticks
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Washable No-Run Glue
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Small Rolling Pins
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Small Googly Eyes
  • Paint Trays


Step 1
  1. Wrap a piece of bubble wrap around a rolling pin.
  2. Use double-sided tape to stick the bubble wrap to the rolling pin.
  3. Make sure the bubble side of the bubble wrap is facing up.
Step 2
  1. Pour yellow Crayola washable paint on either a cookie sheet or foam tray.
  2. You don't want too much paint on the tray.
  3. Roll the rolling pin back and forth in the paint until the bubble wrap is completely covered with paint.
Step 3
  1. Roll the rolling pin over the paper.
  2. Continue rolling until you have covered the paper.
  3. This will represent the honeycomb for your bees!
Step 4
  1. Cut 2 circles out of black construction paper.
  2. Make one circle slightly bigger than the other.
  3. Glue the smaller circle onto the end of the larger circle to create a head on the body of the honey bee.
Step 5
  1. Use yellow construction paper and googly eyes to add features to the honey bee.
  2. Use Crayola Glitter Glue to decorate your honey bees.
Step 6
  1. Glue your bees to the honeycomb paper you created.
  • Subjects:

    • Language Arts,

    • Mathematics,

    • Science,

    • Social Studies,

    • Visual Arts

  • Grades:

    • Pre-Kindergarten,

    • Kindergarten,

    • Grade 1

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