Bees are important pollinators, but they are also disappearing. They work hard to keep us humans fed with lots of fresh food, so now is a good time to learn more about these tiny creatures with these free resources for learning about bees, and perhaps, start a flower garden to do a part in helping to save the bees.
These fun and free activities are a great way to instil a love and respect for the beautiful and hard-working bees.
Preschoolers and toddlers will love these Bee Counting Mats. This hands-on activity focuses mainly on the numbers 1 – 20. Here is a different set of counting mats you may also enjoy.
Introduce young children to the letters of the alphabet with this fun Bee Letter Find Activity.
A fun way to learn about the life cycle of a bee is with these fun Bee Life Cycle Playdough Mats. Children will also be having fun while working on their fine motor skills as they mould the playdough into the correct shapes that relate to the different parts of the life cycle. If you are looking for some fun playdough recipes, you may like this playdough made with crayons or this playdough made with jell-o.
Enjoy learning about the life cycle of a bee with these life cycle cards. These cards are aimed at children ages 2 – 8, with a variety of activities available in the downloadable pack.
Another way to learn about the life cycle of a bee is with this Life Cycle Flip Book. This book contains pages that can be completed by children from grade 1 through grade 6.
This Bee Life Cycle Printable Pack is a great way to learn more about this cute, little insect while working on math and literacy skills.
This printable pack contains over 110 pages and is aimed at children in preschool and kindergarten to learn about these lovely birds and their life cycle.
This fun and exciting Bee Lapbook is a great hands-on activity for children to learn about this insect who starts life as an egg, ending up as a small, flying insect who collects pollen.
For a fun project, kids could help build a bee-friendly garden with these great tips.
Maybe they are interested in learning how to save the environment. If so, they would enjoy creating these reusable beeswax wraps.
Learn more about honey bees with these printables, crafts and more.
You may also enjoy these other great insect resources:
- Insects, Worms, Snails & Spiders Life Cycles Cut and Paste Unit
- Butterfly Resources
- Insect Nature Study Fact Cards
- Insect Printable Pack
- Bugs & Insects Size Sequencing Cards
- Insect Tracing and Cutting Strips
Stacey is a homeschooling Christian mum trying to live a simple, frugal, healthy life. She lives with her husband and two gorgeous boys in the sunshine state of Queensland, Australia. You can check out her blog at Simple Living Creative Learning where you find printables, kids activities, homemaking resources, homeschooling encouragement, and even some recipes!