#98 - The Beeman by Laurie Krebs

Summary: Told from the viewpoint of a child whose Grandpa is a beekeeper, this rhyming text offers an accessible and engaging introduction to the behavior of bees, including: where they live, how honey is made, and what a beekeeper does. 

Suggested ActivitySecret Smells

Discuss with children how bees use their sense of smell to find nectar. Prepare "secret smells" by placing cotton balls inside small cups. Add a different fruit extract to each cup. Use enough to soak each cotton ball. Ask the children to guess what they smell.

Curriculum Area: Learning and Problem Solving (observes objects and events with curiosity, explores cause and effect)

Appropriate Age Group
: 4 and up