Storytime Theme: Bugs


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Wild Type Drosophila
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Mutated Drosophila

Books --

The Best Bug Parade by Stuart J. Murphy illustrated by Holly Keller
The Spider and The Fly
Ananzi
Old Cricket
The Crunching Munching Caterpillar
Big Bugs
the Not-so-Itsy Bitsy Spider
Diary of a Worm


Story Extensions

  • Caterpillar Walk (Play and find out about bugs pg 49)
  • Picture Walk

Arts and Crafts

Build a bug
Choose a head, a thorax, and an abdomen

Butterfly out of coffee filters

Bee and other bug templates
Need pipe cleaners
Scissors
Tape
Glue
Crayons

Love Bugs
*See Valentine's day folder for love bug instructions

Candy Holder

Bug Memory

Bug Craft
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Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills