Beetles are the most diverse group of animals on earth. Try to make some do-it-yourself (or do-it-together, DIT) cardboard bugs to play with. They don’t have to resemble any real insect. Cheap, and fun to make with kids!

bugs

What this teaches

  • You can make your own toys
  • You can make new, previously nonexistent things (not just copies of something pre-existing)

What’s needed

  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • (Glue or tape, to attach the legs)
DIY Cardboard Bugs
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