# Bugs and Insects Bundle

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• Preschool
• Kindergarten (5 to 6 years of age)
• Homeschool

Let’s Play!

35 engaging, entertaining and educating bug and insect activities for preschool and homeschooling parents.

This unit contains 4 full days of activities (Monday through Thursday). Fridays I repeat favorite activities throughout the week.

EVERY activity is in black and white, many have full color options available. Not only are they printer friendly, many are prep friendly as well.
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Circle Time and Large Muscle Activities: Bugs and Insects

This resource includes circle time and large muscle activities based around a bug theme.

It includes 4 circle time activities and 4 large muscle activities. The circle time activities work mainly on one skill, literacy development, colors, shapes and patterns. The large muscle activities include a secondary skill.
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Activity Mats: Bugs and Insects

Activity mats for literacy centers are great to use for playdough mats and with dry erase markers.

This resource includes activity mats for:

• S - spider and snail
• A - ant
• B - butterfly and bumblebee
• F - firefly
• D - dragonfly
• C - cricket and caterpillar
• G - grasshopper

Mats include both cases of letter and the spelling of the bug, insect or crawler.
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Math Centers: Bugs and Insects

Math Center Activities

1. Creepy County Sequences
Place the right "Creepy Crawly" over the "."
Count by 1's, 2's, 5's and 10's

2. How many bugs fit?
Using small counters fill the variety of shapes
Can add skills by using different size counters

3. Number Flip Math Center
Create a group for the number.
Flip the number to see the quantity

4. "Star of the Week" Caterpillars
Circle recognition caterpillars
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Print and Go Worksheets: Bugs

4 sets of Print and Go worksheets for this bug unit.

• Fill the Hole - cut and glue worksheets
• Color by Numbers
• Rainbow of Bugs - emergent reader
• Cutting Practice Sheets
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Puzzles: Number and Letter Match (Bugs)

Buggy Match Puzzles includes number and letter recognition puzzles.

16 number puzzles (0 to 15)
Children will match the number to the quantity. These puzzles are 'self correcting'. The image in the middle will be correct when the number and correct quantity are matched.

16 letter match puzzles
Children will match uppercase to lowercase letters. The image in the middle will start with the sound of the letter being matched.

Images included:
• ant
• worm
• fly
• butterfly
• beetle
• bee
• firefly
• caterpillar
• cricket
• dragonfly
• grasshopper
• spider
• scorpion
• snail
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File Folder Games: Bugs and Insects

Three Bug and Insect File Folder Games

Longest Caterpillar
• Reinforces color recognition of yellow, blue and green.
• Added teaching point the yellow and blue make green.
• Full color or black and white

Feed the Frog
• Color Matching Game
• Feed the frogs the insects that match the color of the lily pad.
• Black and white or full color.

Spider and Fly Letter Chase
• Letter B/b race game.
• Black and white game.
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Three mini emergent readers to go with a bugs or insects unit.

My Green Shape Book
Each page repeats the sentence "This is a green ... " fill in shape.
Great for sight words and names of shapes.

Shapes included in this 10 page book:
• circle
• square
• triangle
• rectangle
• oval
• star
• hexagon
• diamond
• heart
• octagon

I am an insect
This book repeats the sentence, "I am a/an" fill in insect. Great for sight words and vocabulary development.

Insects included:
• caterpillar
• beetle
• firefly
• bumble bee
• ant
• cricket
• dragonfly
• grasshopper
• butterfly

Rainbow Bugs
This reader works on color names and is great for vocabulary development. It includes 10 colors and 10 bugs, insects and creepy crawlers.

Included:
• black spider
• orange caterpillar
• gray fly
• yellow bee
• brown worm
• green cricket
• pink butterfly
• blue beetle
• purple firefly
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Science Centers

Four great activities for science centers during a bug or insect theme.

Leg Sort
Contains 28 flash card size (1/4 page) pictures of bugs, insects and other creepy crawlers. Sort the images to insect (6 legs) or other.

Insects (6 legs)
• ant
• bumble bee
• caterpillar
• dragonfly
• cricket
• firefly
• butterfly
• beetle
• grasshopper

'Other'
• Spider
• Snail
• Worm
• Scorpion

Butterfly/Dragonfly Sorting
Great activity to work on classifying and sorting skills.

This activity includes 4 colors of butterflies in 3 sizes and 4 dragonflies in 3 different sizes. Providing for numerous sorting options.

Sifting Sizes
Provides the directions on how to create a sifting activity for preschool learners.

Sensory Colored Worms
Directions on how to provide a great sensory experience with wormy pasta.

Full Color or Black and White
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