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Bugs Theme

Celebrate the arrival of spring or fall with this cute bug theme filled with a weeks worth of educatioanl bug activities for kids! This insect theme preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students  has lots of preschool insect theme printables plus bug math activitiesinsect alphabet activities, and so much more!

Bugs Unit Study - So many fun, clever, and educational learning activities for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grdae, and 5th grade kids to learn about bugs and insects this spring or summer. Perfect for hands on learning, summer learning, and school unit studies.

Bug 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. This bugs theme is perfect for preschoolers, kindergarteners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 students. We have lots of preschool insect theme printables plus bug math and bug alpabet ideas for a weeks worth of creepy crawly learning!
Children are fascinated by creapy, crawly insects. They love how small they are, how the can dig for worms in the dirt or hunt for spiders in corner cob webs. They are fascinating, albeit a little gross for mom! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love a these fun, educational activites for kids centered around bugs!  We have a full weeks worth of ideas to teach kids math, science, english grammar, social studies, arts & crafts and more with a fun insect theme.


Bug Activities

You will find learning activities below the use the following “bugs” – flea, caterpillar, ladybug, bee, dragonfly, bee, ant, cricket, spider, roly polys, and more!  Don’t forget to check out these fun bug activities to complete each day starting with this free backyard critters themed worksheets!

Bug Language Arts Activities

Bug Language Arts Activities

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

Looking for some creative bug art preschool ideas? Check out these fun crafts for 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!

Bug 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!

ladybug alphabet activity Counting bugs coloring book Make practicing sights words FUN with this cute Bug Sight Words Game for preschool, pre k, kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade students to practice common dolche words.  

Insect activities for preschoolers

If are looking for more bug activities for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners – including lots of free insect printables, you will love these FREE resources:

Fun Life CYcle of a Spider for kids worksheets FREE Insect Telling Time Puzzles free printable insect worksheets for letter A-Z

ant activities for kids Bug counting to 30 worksheets i spy bugs printable

We have tons of fun, creative Community Helpers Crafts and Activities. You can enjoy a week-long Community Helpers Theme to make learning fun for preschool, pre k, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 students.  Try some of our community helper science, community helpers themed math activities, or make it a community helpers preschool theme. No matter what you choose - this is sure to engage kids . Learn all about dinosaurs with a weeks worth of  dinosaur alphabet, dinosaur math, dinosaur science, dinosaur crafts, dinosaur activities, dinosaur books and so much more in this dinosaur theme. All you need to do is pick your favorite books, a few educational activities, and have a marvelous week learning with your kids! These themed activities are perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders. Learn all about farms with this delightful week-long, educational farm theme. Pick your favorite farm activities including farm math, farm literacy printables, farm science projects, farm social studies ideas, and farm crafts to have a marvelous week learning with your kids! This life on the farm theme filled with barnyard animals is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.

Weekly Themes

Whether you use these themed learning ideas for your lower elementary age students or as preschool weekly themes, we’ve got lots of fun themed eductational activities to make your lesson plan:

About the author


Sara Dennis is a homeschooling mother of 6. Her goal is to help moms simplify their homeschools so they can give their kids an excellent education and thrive at home. She blogs at Classically Homeschooling.

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