Here are ten educational pictures on honey bees and honey for children who have yet to start reading on their own. Put your little one on your lap and watch this movie together. Introduce this tiny insect to them and tell them what wonderful things it's doing for us. Read to them and point out the pictures and words to them as the pages flip and music plays. String of words to learn:
1) Bees 2) Wings 3) Hive 4) Flowers 5) Pollen 6) Nectar 7) Honey 8) Honeycomb
There are about 20,000 different species of bees in the world. Bees are insects & insects can be considered pests.
Color helps attract bees to flowers for pollination.
Blue, purple and yellow flowers
are the most attractive to bees. They can see the green leaves and
Bees see some colors differently than people.
Scientists believe bees cannot see red, but they can see ultraviolet.
Holly Honeybee -- Coloring book page from NCDA & CS Down on the Farm Coloring Book
Honey Bee Crossword -- A printable, one-page crossword puzzle of beekeeping vocabulary from the NC State Fair Back Porch Activity Book. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Bee aMazed -- Activities from Longwood Gardens, including printable activity sheet and coloring pages (at the bottom).