Bugs Theme

Study bugs with this delightful week-long bugs theme. Just pick your favorite books and educational activities and have a fabulous week learning with your kids!
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Insects Theme

Themes are a great way to make learning fun and keep kids engaged as they learn math, grammar, reading, writing, science, history, and crafts with a fun theme. Make sure to check out all our themes that are perfect for preschool, prek, kindergarten, and elementary age kids.

Books to Read

Choose between these two options for using books in your unit study about flowers:
  • Read a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday.
  • Read your favorite book (s) every day of the week. Keep in mind that kids love repetition, so they won't get bored!

Here are 5 excellent books about bugs to enjoy with your kids:

        


Don't forget to check out these fun bug activities to complete each day starting with this free backyard critters printable pack!

Bug Language Arts Activities

Bug Language Arts Activities

Improve your children's fine motor skills with this fun snail sticker craft!
Bug Math Activities

Bug Math Activities

Practice measuring bugs or choose a different math activity!
Teach your older kids about symmetry by drawing the missing half of an insect!

Bug Art for Kids

Bug Art for Kids

Make walnut bugs with your kids!
Challenge your older kids with this cardboard tube grasshopper recycling craft!

Bug Science Experiments

Bug Science Experiments

Learn about the life cycle of a ladybug with these fascinating worksheets!
Don't forget to make a lightning bug paper circuit card with your older kids!

Bug Social Studies and Fun!

Bug Social Studies and Fun!

Entertain your kids with a bug sensory bin for kids!




Sara Dennis is a homeschooling mother of 6 children ages 4 through 18. After much research into homeschooling in 2000, she and her husband fell in love with classical education and used it as the foundation for their homeschool. Sara blogs at Classically Homeschooling, and  you can find her on FacebookPinterestTwitter, and Google+.
Beth Gorden
Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.