A great activity that children can chant along while going on the bug hunt.
Age: 3-8 (toddlers may enjoy
Materials/Equipment: optional :child-size magnifying glasses, instruments, “insects” - toys/ felt pieces or puppets
Adaptations: Havé children suggest different bugs like grasshoppers, ants, etc...
Going on a Bug Hunt Chant like Going On a Bear Hunt
We’re going on a bug hunt! (echo) We’re going to catch some big ones. (echo) What a sunny day. (echo)
Are you ready? OK! (echo)
Oh my! A bee! A black and yellow bee. Flying over flowers, BUZZZZ
Oh my! A ladybug! A red, spotted ladybug, Crawling through the grass, SHHHHH
Oh my! A dragonfly! A shimmering, blue dragonfly! Darting across the sky. Dart, dart!
Oh my! A butterfly! A pretty, orange butterfly, Floating in the sky, WHOOSH, WHOOSH
We’re going on a bug hunt! (echo) We saw some big ones!(echo)
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