This term we have started the theme 'mini beasts'. Our first mini beast we! looked at was the bee. We completed lots of bee activities. Some are available now and the others will be added tomorrow xx
'A day in the life of working honey bee'.
After learning lots about what bees do my Year ones and pp's write about all they things they had learned.
To go with the writing we made a hand print bee, added wax paper wings, pipecleaner antenna and googly eyes. We used bubble wrap to print onto a hive template printed onto yellow card. They look super cute.
The hive template will be up tomorrow and the label is available here
Writing from a Year 1 student
Writing from a PP student
We spoke about what makes us happy and why. We completed a writing task and a cute bee craft to go with it.
Labeling a bee
After learning about the body parts of a bee student were given a template with the head, abdomen and thorax. they had to draw the other parts parts on, label them and then colour the bee.
Bertha and the Bee Man book activity
After reading the big book 'Bertha and the Bee Man' we talked about why the characters thought the bees could be lovely or nasty.Download the template here
Delicious Honey Joys
To finish off our week of learning about bees we made delicious honey joys. A lot of my kids are ESL and had never tasted honey before, so these were a great hit
Also check out the video 'The Magic School Bus 'In a Bee Hive'
My kids loved it!
This is also a cute song and video called the 'Busy Bumble Bee'Find it on youtube here.
We loved the reading the book 'Willbee the Bumblebee' too - and it comes with a CD!
I look forward to sharing more of my mini beast activities with you soon!
Remember keep calm and pretend it's on the lesson plan
Top Teacher xx