Hey Moms and Dads, we know schools are closed and you’re trying to keep the kids occupied, entertained, and most importantly educated. Bugs and insects are a cool and fascinating subject kids find interesting. Here are some fun projects to try at home, free materials, and computer labs to do with the kids. Some of these activities will even get the kids outside, learning with their hands, and exploring.
- Home Science Tools: On this website you’ll find projects to try like a bug zoo, a bug book, and a science lesson in bugs. Link: https://learning-center.homesciencetools.com/article/bugs-insects-science-lesson/
- Scholastic: A well-known name in the educational world, the Scholastic website has interactive computer labs for a range of grades. Learn fun facts about insects and bugs, classify bugs, learn the cycles of bugs, and more. Link: https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collections/teaching-content/insects-and-bugs/
- Teachers Pay Teachers: This website is full of educational material, some free and some to buy. Here’s a link to some of the free bug-related material they have available to download: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Browse/Search:bugs/Price-Range/Free
- Pinterest: If you’re a Pinterest user, try searching “educational resources about bugs” and there you will find a lot of resources for free downloads, coloring, and projects.
We commend your efforts in all you are doing to keep your family safe and healthy during these times. We hope you find some of these resources helpful and educational. Happy learning!
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