Beautiful Bugs Art Box

Love them or hate them, creepy crawlies are everywhere! In these creative projects, inspired by artists old and new, we look at how to create a wall of recycled bugs, painted butterflies, snail drawings and shapes, spider collages, dragonfly bug jars, cricket patterns and finally moth wings you can wear.


SKU: CC-BB Category:

This art box includes up-cycling projects – for more cardboard crafts try the wonderful book Sustainable Play by Sydney Piercey! Click here to find out more.


What is inside the Beautiful Bugs Box?

Ants, bees, slugs and worms – these tiny creatures all have a role to play in our environment. They work away quietly, breaking down leaves, churning up soil and pollinating plants. There are 40,000 different species in Britain alone.

What's inside the box?

  • A booklet introducing the theme, with information about artists, art styles and techniques.
  • Clear instructions on seven art projects, appropriate for children of any age (4+ years), with tips to tailor each project for younger children.
  • Includes LoLA book recommendations for further reading.
  • Plenty of quality art materials for your child.

What art materials will I receive?

This box includes a set of water-colour paints, a paint-brush, a wooden peg, a glue stick, coloured papers, water-colour paper and a bug template

My box is a gift, can I add a personalised card?

Yes! At checkout in the ‘Order notes’ section, please do let us know who the box is for, and any personal note you would like us to write for you.

When will my box be delivered?

Typically you will receive your box 3-4 days after ordering. Your order is processed in 48 hrs and posted using Royal Mail 48hr Tracked. You will receive an email with a tracking number, and can keep updated through the Royal Mail website.


Warning! Not suitable for children under 36 months – small parts. Potential choking hazards and sharp points. Do not ingest any items within the box. Adult supervision recommended.