Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

As a time of renewal and new life, along with the flowers and budding trees, spring is also a great time to study the insects that reemerge as the temperatures rise! Monday we featured several fun insect themed sensory bins that would go great with a bug unit. Here are some other resources/activity ideas you might consider including in your study...

Preschool Bug Unit and Lesson PlanButterfly Life Cycle. This YouTube video from Kelly Hopper follows the life cycle of a Monarch butterfly, narrated from the perspective of the butterfly.

Preschool Bug Unit and Math Lesson Plan
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Caterpillar Math. Created to go along with Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this math activity created by Rebecca of The Princess and the Tot will have your preschoolers counting the number of holes in each leaf, then identifying and matching the rock with the correct numeral to it.

Spring Bug Crafts for Kids and Preschool Bug Unit Lesson Plan
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Paper Plate Bug Crafts. Get your kiddos excited about the unit with these adorable paper plate bug crafts from Craft-Craft.net. They'll add lots of color to your classroom!

Spring Bug Preschool Printables and Preschool Lesson Plan
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Printables Galore. Explore the awesome Bug Unit preschool printables packs from these lovely sources...

Spring Science Preschool Bug Unit and Lesson Plan
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Sensory Science. Use Elmer's glue to demonstrate exoskeleton and molting {via E is for Explore}!

As you plan your spring bug unit, be sure to visit these fabulous sites!