Bee Books for Kindergarten

Check out this list of easy reader bee books for kindergarten! Short sentences and large print help kids practice reading with their favorite bee stories!

Add these books to your upcoming bee activities this spring and summer! Whether you’re looking for a fun fiction books about bees or some fact-filled nonfiction books, these bee books are perfect for beginning readers.

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With their larger text, shorter sentences, and an abundance of sight words, these books about bees are designed to help young readers gain confidence in their reading ability.

Bee Books for Kindergarten

Below, I’ve featured just a handful of children’s books about bees that will help your kindergartener strengthen their reading skills.

You should be able to find these stories about bees at your local library or book store. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.

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A Home for Honeybees – George and Steve find themselves in a sticky situation when they accidentally eat all of Betsy’s delicious honeycomb for her Earth Day presentation about bees. Now they need to find a way to replace the honeycomb before Betsy gets back from dance class.

Thomas and the Buzzy Bees – Thomas the Tank Engine tries to outrun some pesky bees that are following the flowers he’s hauling.

Buzz Said the Bees – A bee sits on Duck, and when duck QUACKS at it to scat, it doesn’t listen! So Duck sits on Hen. Hilarity ensues as each animal sits on another.

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Busy Buzzy Bee – You know bees hum, but did you know that they dance? Find out why in this fun story about a very busy bee.

Buzz, Bee! – Bzzz! Learn all about honey bees in the next pre-reader from National Geographic Kids! Through text features such as a vocabulary tree and a wrap-up activity, kids will be introduced to new words and concepts — helping them expand their understanding of the world.

Bees – What’s that buzzing around? It’s a busy bee! With beautiful, engaging, and authentic photos, and accessible text, kids will learn all about these incredible insects in this level 2 reader.

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Amazing Bees – Learn everything there is know about bees in Amazing Bees! From buzzing to different flowers to being a vital part of the earth’s ecosystem, bees are very busy creatures.

A Bee’s Life – How does a small egg become a buzzing bee? With a graph of a bee’s life cycle, vivid photos, explanatory vocabulary, and informational text, readers are sure to be captivated!

It’s a Good Thing There are Bees – The sound of a buzzing bee can send many people running inside. But bees play a very important role in their ecosystem. They pollinate flowers and also provide useful products, such as honey and beeswax.

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Show Me the Honey – Where does honey come from? The Cat in the Hat knows that! It comes from bees, and what better way to learn about honey making than to visit inside a hive and see firsthand how it’s done?

Thomas and the Buzzy Bees – Thomas the Tank Engine tries to outrun some pesky bees that are following the flowers he’s hauling.

Honeybees – This Step 2 Step into Reading Science Reader teaches kids how honeybees make honey, build their hives, and . . . dance! Buzz-worthy facts will cross-pollinate beautifully with classroom learning.

Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:

This printable bee craft for preschoolers is so cute! It is super simple to make, and it’s sure to inspire hours of imaginative play.

It’s so much fun to learn about bees with these worksheets that teach the life cycle of a honey bee for kids. Perfect for spring and summer learning!

This free preschool honey bee math worksheet pack will have young learners buzzing about numbers, counting, and more! Perfect for spring and summer math!

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