Click on objects in the yard to learn more about them. Includes on-line nature concentration game.
Inside Kindergarten http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/2221/ladybug.html Activities and a great song related to Eric Carle’s Grouchy Ladybug book. http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/2221/spiders.html Activities related to spiders. Songs and complicated group crafts.
Patti’s Preschool Resources http://www.geocities.com/soogal99/index.html Includes bug ideas.
Cool Science http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/butterfly The Howard Hughes Medical Institute invites curious kids to explore biology. The Cool Science site supported by HHMI’s Precollege and Public Science Education Program. Includes a great craft of a butterfly coming out of a cocoon.
Iowa StateUniversity Entomology Image Gallery http://www.ent.iastate.edu/imagegallery Iowa State University Entomology Image Gallery includes numerous detailed photographs of beetles (includes ladybugs), butterflies, moths, caterpillars, cicadas, flies, mosquitoes, grasshoppers, crickets, lice, ticks and true bugs. Great browsing for older kids.
Insecta Inspecta World http://www.insecta-inspecta.com/ The world is covered with bugs, so shouldn’t you know a little bit about them? Includes Bugs in the News, Insects on the Money, Arachnophobia, Insects in Art and Questions That Bug Us. Great site for exploration by older kids. Includes some insect sounds.
Bug Bios http://www.insects.org Bugbios: Shameless Promotion of Bug Appreciation. This site aims to help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures. Great for older kids.
Johnette Downing http://www.johnettedowning.com/ Our very own Johnette! Her CDs Silly Sing Along and Wild and Wooly Wiggle Songs both include songs with bugs in them.