Songs About Insects
Delightful songs to teach students facts about insects including body parts, life cycles, simple and complex metamorphosis, adaptations, defenses and more. Features crickets, milkweed bugs, ladybugs, ants, darkling beetles, praying mantis, butterflies and moths.
These seven songs from "Insects on Parade: A Musical Revue for Elementary Students" (also available from Child Magic) are a wonderful way to teach or review information about insects.
Students are fascinated with interesting vocabulary words and quickly learn to use them when given the opportunity. When your students sing these songs, they learn facts about insects while having a marvelous time singing. Songs use accurate, scientific vocabulary in a humorous way. Students will retain the information learned and sing the songs all year long.
Many of the songs are sung to familiar tunes and a score with melody line is provided as well an audio file so you can hear the tunes.
1. Head, Thorax, Abdomen
2. Predators Beware!
3. Why Do People Call Us Ladybugs?
4. Busy, Busy Ants
5. The Darkling Beetle Song
6. Praying Mantis Song
7. Butterflies and Moths
• 2 pages of lyrics to reproduce for study purposes
• individual pages showing lyrics of each song so you may study one at a time (works great for display on document camera)
• musical score with melody line for each song
• a wav format file for each song so you can hear the melody
• vocabulary list of terms about insects (both docx and pdf formats)