5 Insect Lesson Plans That Are The Bees Knees

5 Lesson Plans that are the bees knees

On our Teacher Lesson Planning Calendar you will find some really fun lesson plans. This week, we're really excited about insects. Take a look at our top 5 insect lesson plans to try this week.

What Am I? Clue Cards

What Am I Clue Cards

Grade Level: 1-2, 3-5

Curriculum: English Language Arts

How cute is this lesson plan? Play a game of "What Am I" with your students to teach them to identify animals and insects. You can take it a step further and write the name of the animal or insect on the back of the die to help students learning to read as well. Find the full lesson plan here.

Plains Habitat Diorama

plains habitat

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Curriculum: Science

Creating a habitat diorama is a fantastic project for students to create and learn with. Help your student research their subject, die cut their insects or animals, and finally put it together. Once they are done, students can present their project to the rest of the class along with what they learned from their research. Take a look at the full lesson plan here for more details.

Jar Flashcards


Grade Level: Pre-K-K, 1-2, 3-5


Combine strong visual fun and Math and you get these fun flashcards! Create an entire set of these to help students learn how to multiply, divide, subtract or add. These flashcards are not limited to just Math, either. Create a set for word families in English or learning facts in Science. Take a look at this bug-inspired lesson plan here.

Pollination Puzzle

pollination puzzle

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Curriculum: Science

Put two and two together to reveal this adorable pollination puzzle. Students will have so much fun studying Insects in the form of an interactive puzzle piece. Have your students decorate and assemble this puzzle to learn all about the pollination process. For more details, take a look at the full lesson plan here.

Butterfly Candle

butterfly candle

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Curriculum: Fine Arts & Crafts, Science

When coming up with fun lesson plans it's not very often we come across something like candles, but it really makes a fantastic lesson. Allow students the freedom of creative as they decorate and put together a pretty candle as a gift or fun Arts and Crafts project. Take a look at the lesson plan here for more details and ideas.

What project is your class buzzing about this week?

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