Punching & threading with leaves - a Hungry Caterpillar fine motor activity. such a cute idea!
Make fossils and the kids have to match the species to the fossil (bugs, leaves, build a dinosaur) Explore Bugs with this Bug Fossils Play Dough Invitation. Includes play ideas and book pairings.
Numbered Legless Spiders Adding legs to match the numbers. A couple of bright children had the opportunity to talk about how many legs the spider would need to make it up to
Ladybug stained glass window - based on Mem Fox "Yoo Hoo Ladybug" or Bad Tempered Ladybug
Julie Adama posted Paper plate snail craft with tissue paper squares. could also have students design their own snail shell after looking at different kinds of snails! to her -school planning- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.
Making bugs out of play dough and working on scissor skills while cutting the dough and add ons for the insects and mini beasts.