Bees are so important for our environment! I know that bees can feel like a nuisance, especially during the summer, but these little insects are so powerful and do so much for our world! Did you know that pollinators are responsible for one of every three bites of food we take? Honeybees are pollinators and according to the U.S. Agriculture Department the bee population has been in serious decline for the last three decades.
While this information is alarming, we can also use this to help teach our kids about the importance of bees for our environment. Today I’m sharing 15 activities about bees that involve crafts, snacks, and fun activities for kids.
Below are links to take you to all the activities. Click on the words to read each post.
Honey Playdough from Teaching Mama
Yarn Wrapped Bee Craft from Housing a Forest
Busy Bee Ring Game from Let’s Play Kids Music
List of 20 Books about Bees from Look! We’re Learning
Bee Bookmark from Red Ted Art
Bumble Bee Pineapple Treats from Meaningful Mama
Clay Bee Tic Tac Toe from Artsy Craftsy Mom
Honey Bee Do-A-Dot from Living Montessori Now
Bumble Bee Craft from Teaching Mama
Toilet Paper Roll Bee from Easy Peasy Fun
Bee Scissor Skill Sheets from Look! We’re Learning
Bee and Flower Game from Artsy Craftsy Mom
Clothespin Bee Craft from The Craft Train
Bee Finger Puppet from I Heart Crafty Things
Bumble Bee Art from Buggy and Buddy
I hope these activities will inspire you to do some fun activities about bees! Lastly, if you’re looking for a great way to help the bee population, check out these tips for creating a garden that is great for pollinators.