Bug Books and Activities for Little Learners

One of our favorite themes to dig into each Spring is our bug theme! In this post, I’ve put together tons of our favorite bug books and activities for little learners. Let’s go!


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Bug Book Recommendations

The first thing I love to do when we begin a new themed unit is grab ALL. THE. BOOKS. for that theme. We’ve studied so many bug life cycles of the years, we’ve collected tons of bug themed books! So, I put together an entire blog post decided to our favorites. Head on over to read using the link below!

CLICK HERE to read about our favorite bug books!


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Bug Themed Math & Literacy Activities for Preschool

Turn your kiddos’ love of little critters into a fun school experience with this set of bug themed centers! It’s packed FULL of hands-on Math and Literacy activities that your kiddos will love!

CLICK HERE to grab this Bug Preschool unit!


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Bug Themed Sensory Activities

A bug theme provides SO many fun opportunities for sensory practice! We have so many favorite activities, I put them all together in their own blog post. Head over to read using the link below!

CLICK HERE to read about our favorite bug sensory activities!


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Bug Themed Math & Literacy Clip Cards

Do your kiddos love clip cards like mine does?! While she LOVES using them and practicing independently, I love them myself because they make wonderful low-pressure assessment tools! These clip cards cover tons of skills like counting, colors, shapes, beginning sounds, and more!

CLICK HERE to grab these bug themed clip cards!


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Bug Themed Preschool Skills Matching Mats

These sensory bin matching mats make a fun addition to your bug theme whether you choose to use a sensory bin or NOT! Simply provide your students with the cut out pieces and help them make their matches on the matching mats! This bug-themed set practices shapes, colors, counting, letter identification, and beginning sounds!

CLICK HERE to grab your bug matching mats!


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FREE Bug Themed Tracing Cards

Tracing cards are a great way to combine handwriting practice with thematic vocabulary. This FREE set of bug themed tracing cards provides tons of fun new insect vocabulary for your little learners!

CLICK HERE to grab your FREE bug themed tracing cards!


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Bug Life Cycles

We have LOVED studying various plant and animal life cycles over the last few years! While the bug life cycles aren’t exactly MY favorite (bugs are gross, y’all!), my kiddo just can’t get enough of them! Use the links below to check out all of the different bug life cycles we’ve studies!

CLICK HERE to grab your honeybee life cycle!

Grab your ladybug life cycle HERE!

CLICK HERE to grab your butterfly life cycle!

Grab your spider life cycle HERE!


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