In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori MortensenThis could work with a family storytime where I only read the short (larger) sentences targeting the preschoolers and just select some of the information from the more in depth paragraph for older children. To keep it interesting for the younger readers we can make bee sounds and fly like a bee.
Possible craft: Use bubble wrap squares as a paint stamp to create honeycomb and glue bee body pieces together on top. Think process, not product. Pre-cut a number of the bee bodies for younger, but resist the urge to pre-print honeycombs as that is an important part of the process.
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There are about 20, different species of bees in the world. Bees live in colonies that contain the queen bee, the worker bee and the drone. The worker bee and the queen bee are both female, but only the queen bee can reproduce. All drones are male. Worker bees clean the hive, collecting pollen and nectar to feed the colony and they take care of the offspring. Bees store their venom in a sac attached to their stinger and only female bees sting. A queen bee uses her ovipositor to lay eggs as well as sting.
Although not everyone may think so, bees are insects that have many important purposes. Bees help to pollinate flowers, which is how they can bloom and grow more. They also make honey, which animals and people love to eat as well as make many things with. Continue reading to find out more information about bees. Bees belong to the insect family which means that they have six legs and three parts to their body, which are the head, the thorax, and the abdomen. They have short, thick bodies that are covered with hair and can be anywhere from the size of a grain of rice all the way to the length of your big finger.
Join National Geographic Kids as we get the lowdown on one of our planet’s most fascinating insects in our ten facts about Honey bees! Honey bees are super-important pollinators for flowers, fruits and vegetables. Honey bees live in hives (or colonies).
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A bee buzzing around newly opened flowers is a sure sign that spring has arrived. Did you know there are more than types of bee in the UK? Bumblebees are fat and fuzzy. They live in nests with up to other bees. These nests could be in hidey holes in the ground, under garden sheds, in tree holes, or even in bird boxes! Honey bees are slimmer and look more like wasps.