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Homemade Organic Bug Spray

We all know that spending time outside is great for the whole family – exploring nature, getting your daily dose of Vitamin D, breathing some fresh air, being active. At Green Kid Crafts, we have better ways to upgrade their outdoor exposure with fun science and art activities that are perfect for their ages.

Unfortunately, your kids are not the only ones who love to take a glimpse of our STEAM projects in every box. While your kids are out, bugs, mosquitoes, and other insects are also lurking in the corners. Good thing, you can keep bugs away with a little help from insect repellents and bug sprays. If your child is sensitive to chemical-based ingredients, you can try this organic bug spray recipe at home!


Eucalyptus, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Lavender, Citronella, Cedarwood, and Tea Tree Essential Oils


  • Fill a glass spray bottle with distilled water.
  • Add a few drops of each oil listed above and shake.
  • Shake before each use as the oils and water will naturally separate some over time.

At Green Kid Crafts, we care about the safety of your kids as they learn, play, and have fun with their monthly science and art projects. Finally, there’s a safe but effective option of organic bug spray for you to try!


Green Koala Organic Bug Spray

Green Koala’s organic bug spray is a unique combination of essential oils that are proven and tested to repel mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas. Like all of Green Koala’s products, this organic bug spray contains no preservatives, animal products, petroleum products, parabens, or lauryl sulfate. Safe for your kids’ sensitive skin!

About Green Koala

Green Koala is deeply committed to the footprint we leave on our environment. Owner Paula Kelf’s commitment to sharing information about safe, non-toxic products blossomed from an idea and a blank piece of paper to what is now Green Koala. Fast forward eight years, and they now manufacture over a dozen different products, are found in 80 retail locations, and have become a recognizable eco-friendly brand.

Are you ready for a Green Koala Basket Giveaway? If you’re a Green Kid Crafts Box Subscriber, we’re offering 10% off your first purchase of any Green Koala products. Use code GREENKIDS.

To participate: Subscribe to our Exciting Backyard STEAM Camp, send us your family’s Ask A Scientist Question, and tune in to our Facebook Live Campside Chats on August 6th at 1 PM – 1:30 PM EDT to find out the winner!




Learn more about Green Koala here.

Don’t let the fear of bug bites limit the fun and learning of your little ones!


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