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Insects and Bees

Sep 29, 2023

THEME

Insects & Bees

COLOUR

Yellow

SHAPE

Hexagon

NUMBER

4 & Recap

j

LETTER

Ii – Insect

“Once I saw a caterpillar climb up in the tree… He wrinkled long, he wrinkled short, he wrinkled right to me! I put him in a little box… “don’t go away” I said… but when I looked again it was a butterfly instead!” 

We have a had buzzing good time learning about insects and bees this week! Our Busy Bugs (a very appropriate name if you ask us…) have absolutely loved seeing and hearing about all the different types of bugs we find in our garden! And we were so proud to see how many of them know so many cool facts about bugs!  

Just a few of the bugs we discussed were; grasshoppers and how high they can jump, spiders (which technically aren’t considered to be Insects, but in our opinion, still count) with their 8 legs and webs, lady bugs with their red shells and black spots, butterflies who go from an egg to a caterpillar to a chrysalis to a beautiful butterfly that flies around, bees who make honey and have a very sharp stinger, worms that live underground, ants that are super strong and love sweet stuff, dragonflies that hover over water, praying mantis that can actually box and look like they are praying and even mosquitoes that suck our blood and leave behind itchy bites!  

We sang lots of songs about all of these bugs and watched a video showing us how they move around, what they eat and where they live. 

For art this week, we made; 

  1. The most adorable little Bees. These will be on display at Art Expo! 
  1. We snuck in some more Art Expo pieces that are looking amazing! 

We also made a very yummy “Butterfly Breakfast” for cooking this week. The Bugs got to scoop Fruit Loops into a plastic bag and twisting the centre of the bag to make colourful butterfly wings. This Butterfly Breakfast can be enjoyed in the morning. 

Thank you to everyone who brought show and tell this week!  

Reminder: Don’t forget to book your Art Expo tickets! It really is an incredible night that you don’t want to miss! 

We hope you all have a lovely weekend and we will see all next week for another exciting theme! 

Next Week’s Theme: Frogs and Ponds 

Next Week’s Show and Tell: Everyone to please bring something theme related! 

HAS A BEE EVER LANDED ON YOU ...

and instead of getting scared, you appreciate the possibility that you got confused for a flower?

    

 Dates to Diarise: 

4 Oct: Haircut Day

20 Oct: Art Expo

25 Oct: Mommy & Me Yoga (PP, HH, CC)

26 Oct: Mommy & Me Yoga (BB, SS)

26 Oct: Break Up Day

27, 28, 29 30 Oct: Mid Term Break

31 Oct: Back to School

 

Lots of love

Teacher Gemma, Teacher Monette and the Busy Bugs Assistants

Our BEEutiful Bugs !

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