Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants

Bugs are always a great subject to learn with during springtime. We have always had fun with them. Ants are also fun to learn about. There are so many different kinds of ants.

We love doing fun and easy crafts after school. It is a great way for kids to calm down and talk about there day. Or just a fun way to do something together.

This crafts goes great with any ant project and is super easy to do.

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

There are so many bugs to learn about. We read the book Are You an Ant? with this project. I love how you can learn about the different types of ants.

What you need for this activity:

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

The first thing you do is tear up the brown or yellow construction paper. We used a light yellow that we had. This is great for building fine motor skills.

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

We glue the torn paper on the blue construction paper to build or ant hill.

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then we tore the green construction paper to make some grass at the bottom of the ant and paper. We kept on side straight to have it line up nicely with the paper.

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

The next set was building our ants. We use the red ink and made three fingerprints together to build the body.

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

The final thing we did was draw on the eyes, legs, and antenna of the ants. We made sure to draw all the legs on the middle thorax.

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

Here is our final Torn paper Ant Hills.

Torn Paper Ant Hills With Fingerprint Ants - Easy to make ant craft for kids - 3Dinosaurs.com

If you are looking for more Ant Activities you might want to check out the sequencing set for the Life Cycle of an Ant.

Sequencing: Life Cycle of an Ant with clip cards, task cards, no-prep worksheets and easy reader books $ - 3Dinosaurs.com #printablesforkids #sequencingforkids #earthday #springprintables #tpt #teacherspayteachers


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Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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