and fact pages feature all-about information on insects
and bugs from the common bumblebee to the praying mantis.
Builders: Discovering Science in Nature
An article on the ins and outs of facilitating a nature unit in your curriculum.
Sixteen commonly known
insects are described through lively couplets, illustrations, and diagrams.
Big Book; Teaching Guide
Bugs, Bugs Collection
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
Busy, Buzzy Bees Flies Are Fascinating
Have You Seen Bugs? I'm a Caterpillar
Inside an Ant Colony It Could Still Be a Butterfly
It's a Good Thing There Are Insects Mighty Spiders
Butterfly Alphabet Book
Stunning butterfly images
spell magic in this award-winning picture book. A world-renowned nature
photographer presents photographs of butterflies from around the world
using close-up views of wing designs that look like letters of the alphabet.
Pill Bug's Life
Strikingly original watercolors depict the pill bug's world from it's
unique perspective. Simple text describes her life cycle, as she hatches
to when she hibernates.
This book will spark questions
is young readers.
Interactive Packs: Insects and Spiders
Our new Science Interactive Packs are helpful teaching tools to complement
your curriculum. The Insects and Spiders Pack contains:
- What Do Insects Do?
- What Do Insect Do?
- What Do Insects Do?
- What Do Bugs Look Like?
- Where Do Insects Live?
- What is This Spiders Name?
- What is an Insect?
Caterpillar to Butterfly
This series traces the growth process of a particular plant or animal,
using simple, clear texts and detailed, full-color artwork.
Poetry Series - Creepy Crawlies
Add pizzazz to thematic units, daily lessons, and shared-reading time
with this irresistible collection of easy-to-read poems. Each book includes
literacy-building activities and easy cross-curricular projects.
Creepy Crawlies includes butterflies, spiders, ladybugs, worms, grasshoppers,
ants, and everything in between.
Amazing Book of Insect Records
The komodo dragon can weigh up to 230 pounds! The world's laziest mammal,
the koala, sleeps 22 hours a day! A goliath beetle is so strong, it can
peel a banana with it's forelegs! These and more incredible facts are
revealed in these Amazing Books! Background and science information are
combined with vivid color photographs and humorous cartoons which will
keep young naturalists smiling!
Very Hungry Caterpillar
A very hungry caterpillar eats his way through a variety of foods - and
even the book! - before spinning his cocoon and changing into a butterfly.
Hive for the Honeybee
Presenting a smart, original fantasy from one of Ireland's bright new
stars. Out of the great lyrical tradition of Irish writing comes this
astonishing tale: the story of a group of bee characters more movingly
human than most "people" in contemporary fiction. With the help
of two unusual, philosophical drones, worker bees Thora and Belle begin
to look at their lives in a radical new way.
House Spider's Life
Strikingly original watercolors depict the spider's world from it's unique
perspective. Simple text describes the spider's movement through life
and the activities it does to survive.
Perfect for sparking questions in young readers.
does the Impossible
The Sky God is asking a high price for the folktales that Anansi feels
belong to mankind. The Sky God wants Anansi to bring him a live python,
a real fairy, and forty-seven stinging hornets! Luckily, behind every
ambitious spider is a clever wife, and with her help, Anansi performs
all three impossible tasks. A glossary details the African words used
in this folktale. "Brilliant collage illustrations bring out the
humor of this tale." -Horn Book.
Audubon Society First Field Guide: Insects
.These unique field guides -- the only such books developed specifically
for children -- offer beginning naturalists easy-to-use, visually stunning
resources to help them observe and investigate the natural world.
Complete Cross-Curricular Theme Unit that Teaches About These Incredible
A complete theme unit on these eight-legged wonders is presented here,
including up-to-date information, hands-on activities, and a GIANT, colorful
Tarantulas Have Teeth?
Explain the mystery surrounding a topic that fascinates elementary-age
kids -- poisonous creatures! From questions like "Can doctors treat
snakebites?" to "How does a scorpion sting?" and using
dramatic, full-color illustrations, this reference tool will satisfy any
child's curiosity about these puzzling creatures.
All Spiders Spin Webs?
Delivers the answers to questions like "How many spiders live in
your house?" and "How do spiders spin webs?" in a format
kids will respond to and understand.
Do Flies Walk Upside Down?
Developed specifically for second and third graders, this easy-to-follow
book answers over 75 simple and complex questions about insects.
SciMan wants to turn your students
into scientific thinkers! He's thinking of something related to science,
and your class has to discover what it is. The SciMan will provide four
clues to help students figure out the mystery science subject. Students
can use the Internet to research clues.
Bugs Caught in the Web
You Spot the Imposter Ant?
Students try to figure out which ant's description is fictional.
Hints: Insect Zoo
Students collect insects for an insect museum.
Magic School Bus Gets Ants in Its Pants
Students use observation skills as they find out how ants work together.
The Magic School Bus: The Honey-Bee-Bop
This activity introduces students to the way in which bees communicate
about food sources.
in the Spotlight
Explore characteristics of mealworms with these experiments.
Grades K2, 35
Students learn about insects and other small creatures in this cross-curricular
Study Life Cycles With Butterflies
Grades K2, 35
This article contains hands-on investigations that compare butterfly and
human life cycles and help you connect math and science.
Review the stages of a butterfly's life cycle with this Spanish mini-book.
Grades K2 Find suggestions for butterfly activities.
Follow the Butterflies
Grades K2 Use this reproducible to discuss how monarch butterflies
migrate south in the fall.
Many Bugs in a Box? (software)
( Grades PreK1)
Based on the best-selling
pop-up counting books, this program provides hours of educational fun.
You'll "bug out" over activities like the musical memory game
Spots-on-a-Bug and the brain-teaser Same-and-Different. The Bug Meter
lets you adjust game difficulty to suit specific skill levels, and ensure
that kids have new challenges for years to come.
Magic School Bus : Gets Ants In Its Pants
The Magic School Bus
goes into show business when Keesha directs a movie about social animals
for the school science fair.
Based on the book series by
Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. Starring Lily Tomlin as the voice of Ms.
PestWorld for Kids
PestWorld for Kids has many facts, in-depth information, interactive games,
and curricular lesson plans about pests.
Profiles of 14 bugs, including a gallery with photo enlargement capabilities.
Butterflies and Bugs
Activities for all curriculum areas, including, science, art, math, and
A site of dangerous bugs intended for older students. Great graphics and