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Bee Crafts: Best Projects for Inside and Outside

Who doesn’t admire bees? Okay, maybe we don’t care for the stinger part of a bee but we do appreciate them overall. Some folks enjoy beekeeping as a hobby and have their own bees. However, even if you are not able to have a hive in your backyard – you can still enjoy bees. But, everyone can enter the world of the bee in some fashion. Creating fun bee crafts is a great way to get your buzz on and pay tribute to our winged friends!

Colorful yellow and orange supplies for bee crafts on a table image.

Buzzing Bee Crafts for Everyone

Creating interesting craft and art projects is not just for children. Grownups like to have fun too. Bee themed projects allow you to express your inner artist – even when you make not have a gift for painting or drawing.

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Bee Crafts for Adults

Many of these projects in the category of honey bee crafts for adults can also be completed by older children. Each person is different and the ability for fine motor control or patience to sit until the project is finished will vary.

Do always have safety in mind. Any project that requires using heat or melting waxes should be done with the utmost care to prevent burns.

How to Make a Bee Garden Art Pole

This adult bee craft project takes some time and effort but the end result is wonderful. Using a simple wooden pole – your imagination is the limit.

Decorate in any theme you wish but you know I am partial to those designs with bees ! How would you decorate a Bee Garden Art Pole for your yard.

Wooden bee garden art pole decorated in bee theme for yard image.

How to Make a Clay Pot Honey Bee

This adorable project uses regular clay pots to create a whimsical bee person for your garden or yard. It is quite unusual and you may be the only person around to have one.

Because we are using breakable pots, this project is best for adults or older children. Have fun – Making a Clay Pot Honey Bee.

Finished honey bee craft made from clay pots image.

DIY Bee Skep Craft

Add this cute Bee Skep to your home décor. Of course, no real bees will move in but this simple project brings a buzz to your living space. They are very easy to make and inexpensive as well! Create some DIY Bee Skeps.

A pair of bee skep crafts handmade image.

Easy DIY Gnome (Honey Bee)

If you are crazy about gnomes or know someone who is… why not create a unique DIY gnome with a bee theme. They are really cute and can be accessorized in many different way. What type of Bee Gnome would you create?

Egg Shaped Beeswax Candles

I love making beeswax candles – don’t you? It is also a lot of fun to find crazy ideas for molds – you never know what the end results may be.

This bee craft project uses beeswax – made by bees and empty egg shells to make unique candles – that really burn! It’s time to make Egg Shaped Beeswax Candles.

Beeswax craft egg candles sitting in an egg crate image.

Bee Watering Station for the Garden

There are many ways you can help thirsty pollinators – even if you only have a small space. One cute idea is a homemade bee watering station made with a clay pot and saucer. This bee waterer will last for several season when coated with acrylic sealer. – Bee Watering Station.

Bee watering station made from a clay pot image.

Kid Friendly Bee Themed Crafts

Simple bee art projects help kids learn about bees. They are suitable for teaching the importance of bees and other pollinators. Also, it’s a great way to just have some relaxing creative time together.

Many of them can be used to add some “bee flavor” to your garden or home design. They also make great gifts for parents, grandparents, teachers or special holidays.

Tin Can Bee Craft for Garden

A great way to recycle an empty can is the creation of this tin can bee project. I used an old green bean can but any size will work.

This cute bee themed craft idea provides a durable bee for your garden and provides a home for solitary bees too! Make Your Own : DIY Tin Can Bee

Recycled tin can make into a bee image.

Golf Ball Honey Bees

Would you love to have some bees in your garden that presented a zero chance of stinging? This cute bee craft project uses old golf balls to create bees. Of course, I envision them as honey bees but they could be any type of bee.

A great project for young or old and they are durable for use outside too. Use some Golf Ball Bees in your garden this year : Create a Buzz with Golf Ball Bees.

Bees made from old golf ball in the garden image.

Painted Rock Bees

Bee painted rocks can be used to decorate your bee garden or given as gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas gifts and more! Bees are the most popular insects on the planet.

Affordable, easy and fun – now that’s a great project to try. Easy DIY Painted Rock Bees.

Smooth rocks painted like bees image.

Small Bee Waterer Dish

This bee craft project is so simple – even the youngest child can enjoy it with just a little supervision. Bees, butterflies and other insects enjoy a cool sip of water on a hot day. The bee waterer will provide that and it makes a nice handmade gift for any bee lover or gardener. Build a Clay Dish Bee Waterer.

Clay dish with stones for bee waterer image.

More Craft Ideas Using Products from the Bees

Bees provide so much to our way of life. Honey bees and native pollinators provide important pollination for food crops for people and animals too!

The honey bee colony also provides delicious honey and beeswax that can be used for so many DIY recipes and projects. Don’t forget to try some of them.

Final Thoughts on Bees Crafts and Projects:

Anyone who is a beekeeper or bee lover will be delighted to receive one of these special creations. Continue to learn more about bees and everything that they offer to our lives. Through your projects, perhaps others will be more likely to “think bee”.

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