K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

List Serve - Web Resources

Science: Bugs and Slugs


A to Z Kids Stuff - http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/bugs.html  Songs, art and fingerplays

Activity Idea Place: Bugs, Bees and Butterflies - http://www.123child.com/animals/bugs.html  Great ideas!

Billie Bear’s Butterflies and Bugs - http://www.billybear4kids.com/butterfly/flutter-fun.html  printables, crafts, online games

Bug Bios - http://www.insects.org/index.html  Activities, research

Bug Catchers - http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/life16.html  How to build a few bug catchers.

Bug Links - http://bcmnc.blount.k12.al.us/bug_links.htm 

Bug Unit - http://www.prekinders.com/bugsunit.htm  for the little ones

Danielle’s Place: Bug Craft for Kids - http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/bugs.html  Excellent ideas that you’ll just have to try!

Enchanted Learning: Insect Crafts - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/insects/

Enchanted Learning: Insects - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/insects.shtml  games, crafts, printables

Grasshoppers Life Cycle -
http://fs-sdy2.sidney.ars.usda.gov/grasshopper/extrnlpg/ghwywest/ghlcycle.htm  Easy research site

Insect Lesson Plans - http://www.pedagonet.com/other/lsplns.html  Over 150 lesson plans on bugs! Can you believe it? Organized by grade level and topic.

Insectopledia - http://www.insectclopedia.com/  Species, databases, identification and more.

Insects - http://www.angelfire.com/oh2/Stilloclass/INSECTS.html  An integrated resource

Iowa State Entomology Insect Gallery - http://www.ent.iastate.edu/imagegallery/  Great source of photo images

Little Giraffe’s Insect Unit - http://www.littlegiraffes.com/insects.html  integrated unit

Mrs. Begg’s Kindergarten Bug Unit - http://www.homestead.com/kindergarten2/bugs.html  Great ideas!

Pratt’s Theme Pages: Crawling Creatures - http://www.fastq.com/%7Ejbpratt/education/theme/animals/insectsbugs.html  Links

Spiders and Insects - http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/ins-spid.html  Research sites, online lessons and unit links, and downloadable units

Teaching Heart: Insect Unit - http://www.teachingheart.net/teachinsects.html  Integrating ideas
Thematic Units: Insects - http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/insects.htm  Links

Using Live Insects in Classrooms - http://insected.arizona.edu/uli.htm  Lessons, information, and rearing sheets!

What is it? http://www.uky.edu/Agriculture/Entomology/ythfacts/mystery/mystpic.htm  Two mystery bugs given for children to try and identify; stories, fun activities and more.

What’s Bugging You? http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson013.shtml  Riddles, links, and activity suggestions.

Whitehorse Elementary: Insect - http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/insect_theme.html  Links
Great links!

Wonderful World of Insects - http://www.earthlife.net/insects/six.html  Good for research