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Explore this wonderful collection of free preschool bee themed printables that focus on math, science, and literacy. There’s even a fun craft template for your little ones.
These preschool bee printables will make a great addition to your spring and summer homeschool preschool lessons. You can also add them to your bee and/or insect studies.
I love creating a bee-themed unit for young children. I feel that doing so takes away some of the fear children associate with bees.
Once they learn how good bees are for the environment, they’re more likely to be aware of them in nature thus reducing the possibility of getting stung.
Preschool Bee Themed Printables
What happens when a greedy bee eats too much? Find out in The Very Greedy Bee by Steve Smallman! Then, print out this The Very Greedy Bee book companion which contains follow up activities for preschoolers.
These honey bee math activities for preschoolers are perfect for your springtime homeschool lessons. Focus on counting, adding, and number identification with these printable pages.
What’s the buzz? This bee-themed alphabet match is just one of many letter matching games you can add to your homeschool preschool lessons this spring!
Beginning readers can practice counting from 10 to 1 with this free I Can Count…Bees! Counting Book.
While some of the pieces from this free Honeybee Lapbook may be a little advanced for preschoolers, there are quite a few they can do.
This lapbook is designed to go along with The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco.
I love when I can add fun spring themes into my homeschool lessons. These bee-themed counting puzzles are a great way to do just that.
Here is a super fun free bumble bee preschool activities pack for your preschool and even Kindergarten aged children.
This bee-themed number recognition activity is a great addition to your spring and summer math centers. Little ones will work on a variety of skills with this activity.
Teach preschoolers about the life cycle of a honey bee with this free set of 3-part honey bee life cycle cards.
Preschoolers will work on one-to-one correspondence, shapes, colors, patterns, and more with this free set of bee do-a-dot printables.
There are so many ways you can use this set of bee printables (with real bees and a honeycomb pattern) with preschoolers.
This set of counting bee printables will help your preschoolers practice counting from 1 to 12 in addition to number and number word recognition.
Discover four fun math games you and your preschoolers can play with one set of counting bees printable math worksheets.
Here’s another set of honey bee life cycle cards you can use to play “memory” or to teach about insect metamorphosis.
Practice counting to 10 with this bumble bee 10 frames activity pages. Kids can work on counting and number recognition skills.
Print out the free bee craft template so your preschoolers can create a cute bee cup craft!
Your little artists can try their hand at drawing bees with this free How to Draw a Bee printable tutorial.
Print out these bee finger puppets, and teach your toddlers and preschoolers a cute “Here is the Beehive” fingerplay.
Work on counting from 1-20 with this free set of bumblebee count and clip math cards.
Did you know bees communicate to each other through dance? Kids can use this Bee Coding Sheet to create their own secret bee dance.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT BEES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about bees. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Bee & Me – A little girl befriends a bee that takes her on a journey of discovery, revealing an action that every child can take to aid in conservation.
The Honeybee Man – Every morning, Fred climbs three flights of stairs—up to his rooftop in Brooklyn, New York—and greets the members of his enormous family: “Good morning, my bees, my darlings!”
His honeybee workers are busy—they tend the hive, feed babies, and make wax rooms. They also forage in flowers abloom across Brooklyn… so that, one day, Fred can make his famous honey, something the entire neighborhood looks forward to tasting.
The Life and Times of the Honeybee – Why do beekeepers use smoke machines when collecting honey? Can a bee really sting only once? Why do bees “dance”?
In concise, detailed text and abundant illustrations that range from the humorous to the scientific, Charles Micucci offers a wide-ranging and spirited introduction to the life cycle, social organization, and history of one of the world’s most useful insects.
This beautiful wooden honey bee puzzle let’s the child explore the wonderful world of honey bees.
You can add some plush bumblebee toys to your imaginative play area for kids to act out their favorite bee stories.
This collection of bee resources is full of my favorite things for teaching preschoolers about bees.
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.
Spring and summer are the perfect time to learn about bees and this bee life cycle playdough mat is perfect for your unit.