April 13, 2012

Buzzing Bee Hive Bookmark

 Create a beautiful buzzing bee bookmark to hold your place in style!

Craft Project Directions:
To make this craft project you will need colored construction paper, a colorful pipe cleaner, scissors, crayons, and other materials to decorate your bee hive bookmark.

To begin cut out a simple bee hive using the picture provided as a guide or the template at the address below.Now select a colorful piece of construction paper and cut out the hive shape.

The color you choose will be the dominant color of your bee hive. You could also use a heavier weight piece of paper if you wish to make a more sturdy bookmark.

Next cut out a simple bees to buzz around your hive from yellow construction paper. Next cut out small white tear drop shaped wings for your bees.

Glue the wings onto the bees and next add black stripes. Let them dry.Next take a colorful pipe cleaner and attach one end of it to the bee hive you cut out.

Attach the bees you created along the length of the pipe cleaner so they look like they are flying. Secure the pipe cleaner in place on the back side of each bee.

Now use your bee hive bookmark to hold your place as you read or give it to someone special.

Enjoy Crafting!

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