Insects Theme Activities & Teaching Ideas

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Insects: A Thematic Cross-Curricular Unit 
This eBook offers practical ideas, ready-to-use activities, and blacklines for your insects or creepy crawlies theme. 

Insects & Bugs Teaching Activities

Insects Theme @ Little Giraffes Teaching Ideas
Photos showing classroom activities for a theme unit on insects.  Source: littlegiraffes.com  (Grades K-2)

Bees and Ants
Twelve activities for 3-6 year olds: Read The Honey Robber and the Bee by Eric Carle, pheromone activity, beehive observation, waggle dance, beehive thumbprints, The Honey Bee song, bee windsocks, honey of a snack, read World of Ants, ant observation and collection, sing The Ants Go Marching, marshmallow ants.  Source:  iitc.tamu.edu  (Preschool-K)

Bug-Go
Bug-go is designed to help the players learn to identify some insects while learning which insects are beneficial and interesting facts about others. The game should be played similar to the game bingo. Source: www.uky.edu  (Grades 1-4)

Bugs Unit @ PreKinders
Theme ideas for learning about bugs: insects and spiders Source: prekinders.com  (Preschool-K)

Busy, Busy Bees Theme Unit
Lots of activities for a bee theme.  Source: www.thevirtualvine.com (Grades K-2)

Can You Identify Arthropods?
The student will be able to sort and classify the four Arthropod classes.  Source: iitc.tamu.edu  (Grades K-4)

Creepy Class Creatures
Children will have fun finding out which creepy crawly insects are class favorites.  Source: www.eduplace.com  (Preschool-2)

Insects and Spiders Coloring Pages
Several coloring pages for creepy crawlies.  Source: first-school.ws  (Grades Preschool-1)

Bugs! Lesson Plan
This lesson will let students explore shape and color by creating original and whimsical insect creatures. Students will tear colored paper into shapes appropriate to imaginary insects. Shapes will be arranged and glued to a background sheet.  Source: www.dickblick.com  (Grades K-5)

Insects and Spiders Preschool Activities and Crafts
Printable crafts and activities for insects and spiders.  Source: www.first-school.ws  (Grades Preschool-1)

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