You will need:

  • Recycled toilet roll
  • Black and yellow paint
  • Pen
  • Used Newspaper
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  • Pipe cleaners


  1. Paint your recycled toilet roll tube yellow. Once dry, paint a few black stripes to make the bees body. Set this aside to dry.
  2. With a pen or paint. draw some googly eyes and a smile!
  3. If you have some leftover pipe cleaners, you can use these to give your bee some legs and antennas. If you don’t have pipe cleaners lying around, roll some newspaper into thin tubes to make antenna shapes and paint them black to match.
  4. To finish your awesome recycled bee craft, cust some wings out of your old newspaper and glue them onto your toilet roll body.

Bring your Bee-yonce back to Customer Services at Mill Gate to be included in our recycled garden wall!

Share a photo with us on social media, tag us @millgatebury and use the hashtag #LetsGrowTogether.

Download a step by step PDF here