Here are some ideas to
get you started. (Grade level next to item is interest level,
not reading level.) Read over General
Directions for Cindy's Unit Studies for information on
how to teach a multi-level unit.
you know that there is a monument in Enterprise, Alabama,
dedicated to the Boll Weevil? Yes, it's true! The citizens
erected the statue in gratitude to the insect because it
ended their dependence on cotton resulting in a more robust
economy. Here are photos:
is a great time to study insects and bugs. Boys and girls
are both fascinated with bugs. And studying insects gives
everyone a chance to get outside while doing schoolwork.
Why not get
started in your study by watching this short music video: Icky
by Evan-Moor. This is a wonderful resource for PreK-2nd
grade. 209 pages. Fun!
Grades 1-6. Learn about insects by visiting web sites
and completing reproducible worksheets related to the
website information. Includes CD. ISBN 0743934083.
Created Insects. Learn about God's creations, the
insects. Coloring pages and text with a Christian emphasis.
Garden. Come with easy-to-assemble observation
chamber; supplies for feeding the butterflies (you provide
only sugar and water); an informative booklet of clear
instructions and butterfly facts; and a certificate for
three to five free painted lady caterpillars.
Land. A metamorphosis kit for ladybugs! Watch
nature work its magic as you see ladybugs change from
cute little larvae into adult beetles in their own Ladybug
Land. Certificate for 15-20 ladybug larvae and food. Fun
filled fact and instruction guide included.