Get To Know Bugs (Grades K-2)

Bugs are all around — but how well do we know them? In this activity, kids can scout for bugs, or even create their own!

Courtesy of the NY STEAM Bus at Niskayuna CSD

After watching the video, choose one activity. Remember that insects have three body parts and six legs. Arachnids have two body parts and eight legs.

Make a Bug

Create your own insect or arachnid out of construction paper or other materials.

Draw a Bug

Draw an insect or arachnid — real or imaginary!

Find a Bug

In the park or yard, look for a bug and take a picture. Count its body parts and legs. Is it an insect, or an arachnid?

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