Coloring is one of the simplest and most fun activities kids can do all by themselves!
If your children love to color, give them these bug coloring pages. They’re perfect for spring and summer or when learning all about insects.
These printable coloring pages are big and list each of the names of the insects, so they’re perfect for young children in preschool, pre k, and kindergarten!
Be sure to check out all of our coloring pages for kids for even more printables!
Printable Bug Coloring Pages
Inside this bug coloring page set, we’ve included 8 unique pages that include the following insects:
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Bug Activities For Kids
Want to create a themed unit around these coloring pages? We’ve got lots of ideas to get you started.
Books are a great way to get even further into a theme! On top of that, reading to kids helps them develop a stronger vocabulary and helps them learn to focus. It’s a win-win situation! Try out some of these cool books about space:
Below are some of the most popular insect books for kids. Grab them from the library or add them to your home collection!
The Very Quiet Cricket– Everyone loves Eric Carle and this book is just as good as all his others! In it, a cricket is trying to discover how to make a sound, but when he rubs his legs together nothing happens. Follow him on his journey to find his very own sound! Kids love the ending where he and your child can hear the chirping!
Bugs A to Z is a great introductory insect book for kids. It’s great for kids to browse through and look at pictures and to find a short snippet about each bug.
Ten Little Ladybugs – This cute book is not only fun to read, but also fun to touch! Kids will want to read this book day after day and it helps them learn to count.
Add in some crafts for a fun, hands-on activity! Below are some of our favorites:
Make learning fun with these bug color by number printables or these printable preschool bug activities.
This easy squash the bugs alphabet game is another fun learning idea!
Looking for a fun way to keep your kids entertained? This bug playdough kit is the perfect solution! Not only is it sensory and hands-on, but it’s also a great way to teach kids about insects. Plus, what could be more fun than squishing and shaping bugs out of playdough? With this kit, your kids can let their imaginations run wild as they create all sorts of unique creatures!
Let kids explore real bugs that have been preserved with this cool bug collection. Or learn from a living example when kids grow their own butterflies!