How to Make a Bug Hotel: Fun Craft for Kids

Materials

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Milk Carto
  • Acrylic paint
  • Large straws
  • Moss
  • Dried grass
  • Pinecones
  • Twigs
  • Fishing net
  • Stones
  • Rolled paper
  • Craft knife
  • Black dot stickers

How to Make A Bug Hotel

  1. Cut a large opening on one side of the milk carton using a craft knife.
  2. Paint the outside of the milk carton red. Set aside to dry.
  3. Decorate with black dot stickers so that it looks like a ladybug.
  4. Insert 7 toilet paper rolls.
  5. Start by adding some dried grass around the sides of the rolls and in the backof the milk carton.
  6. Then start to fill each tube. Fill one with moss, another with sticks, another with rolled up pieces of paper. another with more moss, another with pine cones and another with cut straws.
  7. Fill in the sides of the milk carton with rocks, dried grass, sticks and pine cones or moss.
  8. Make a sign out of cardboard reading BUG HOTEL!
  9. Place it outside and watch ants, ladybugs, spiders and maybe bees move in!

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