Valentine's Day Paper Bee Craft

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so if you haven't made Valentine's Day cards yet why not get busy making this cute Valentine paper bee craft! This 'bee mine' craft is a perfect way to celebrate this special day with your little ones. This dainty little bumblebee will be hit with young children and older children will love the play on the word bee.

Valentine's Day paper bee craft

Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to make adorable crafts and gift them to your loved ones. Here are a few more Valentine craft ideas for you to try out:

paper bee craft

A great thing about our Valentine's Day Bee Card Craft is how easy it's to create. It looks super fancy but don't let it fool you! It's so simple to make your preschoolers will want to make tons of little bee cards for their friends!

You don't need much, just a bit of paper, pencils, glue and of course our free template.

If you have babies or younger toddlers you could make this cute bee footprint craft and add the same 'bee mine' message.

Valentine’s Day Paper Bee Craft

Valentine craft for kids - bee mine

Bee craft supplies:

1. Coloured craft papers
2. Pencil
3. Scissors
4. Black gel pen or marker
5. Craft glue

How to make your paper bee craft:

STEP 1: Grab your coloured paper

Select yellow craft paper for the bee base, black craft paper for the stripes, stinger, and the antenna. Select any coloured craft paper you want for the rest of the patterns (heart card, wings)

bee craft supplies

STEP 2: Print and cut out the bee template

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to download and print out the bee template. Trace the printed template patterns on your chosen craft papers and cut them out nicely. You can use the eye templates as they are.

printable bee template

STEP 3: Make your bee's wings

You can keep the wings plain and simple or you can add a border as I did for my craft. you could even add a little silver glitter to make them sparkle!

Valentine paper bee card

STEP 4: Time for the bee's stripes!

Grab the black stripes and attach them on the lower part of the bee base. Keep a gap between the stripes.

Valentine paper bee craft

STEP 5: Attach the bee's body

Attach the wings on both sides of the bee base and attach the stinger on the bottom side of the base.

making a paper craft bee

STEP 6: Add the antenna and eyes

Attach the antenna on the top side of the bee base and the eyes on the head part of the bee's body. Your paper bee craft is now ready. We will now be turning it into a Valentine's Day card.

paper bee craft

STEP 7: Attach the heart-shaped card to the bee

Grab the double heart pattern and fold it in half along the join line of the 2 hearts.

Feel free to add other little hearts around the bee for extra decoration, just make sure the double heart is free to be opened, inside is where you'll write the message!

Valentine craft

STEP 8: Write down your Valentine's Day message on the heart card!

Now it is time to write your Valentine's Day message. I love the quote 'bee mine', but you can personalise the message anyway you choose. Once you're happy with the message on the card, close the heart and you're ready to show off your Valentine’s Day Bee Card Craft.

Valentine's day craft for kids - Bee mine card

bee mine valentine card for kids to make


To download this bee card template for free click on the link below and use the discount code: bee For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

printable bee template

We hoped you enjoyed making this cutesy little paper bee craft with your kids.  There's no better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than making homemade cards so we're sure your loved ones will be thrilled to receive these charming Valentine cards!

Easy Valentine craft for kids. 'Bee Mine' paper bee craft with printable bee template.

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