Make an ice lolly stick bee

Ice lolly stick bee

Get buzzy crafting with these cute and colourful bumblebees! They’re fun and easy to make, and you might already have the things you need at home! They are the perfect indoor or outdoor decoration and will encourage your child to get creative with home supplies.

Make your own ice lolly stick bee

You will need:

  • Mini popsicle sticks
  • Plastic milk containers
  • Black and yellow paint
  • Black pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Black and red felt pens
  • A paint brush
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Method:

  • Start by gluing seven mini popsicle sticks together and glue the eight stick across the back
  • Paint the ice lolly sticks alternating yellow and black and leave them to dry
  • Wash and dry a plastic milk jug and cut out some flat areas
  • Draw out the shape of wings onto these plastic pieces and carefully cut them out Make sure you have two sets of wings for every bumblebee
  • For the bee’s antennae, cut a black pipe cleaner into four pieces and curl over the ends
  • Glue the antennae onto the back of the bee and add some googly eyes to the front
  • Finally, glue on the wings and use your felt pens to draw on a smile
  • Have fun with your buzzing new friend!

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