I read the boys The Very Greedy Bee - A greedy bee guzzles nectar and gobbles pollen, and won't share with anyone. He won't even let a tired ladybug rest on his flower. One day the bee comes upon a meadow full of juicy blossoms. He goes from flower to flower, slurping up all he can, all the while growing fatter and fatter, until he is unable to fly home. He is scared, especially when he sees two eyes glowing from the long grass, but then discovers that they are fireflies, and they offer to escort him home. At last they reach the bank of the stream, and he is assisted across by a team of ants with a big leaf. When the bee finally arrives home safely, he offers to share his best honey with his new friends and his fellow bees. A great
Make Kazoos by placing a circle of wax paper over one end of an empty toilet paper tube and securing it with a rubber band. Show your child how to use the kazoo to make buzzing sounds. Talk with your child about the sounds they can make with their kazoo. Are the sounds similar to bees buzzing?
Toast and Honey
Make toast with your child and let them put honey on it. Where possible, find honey that has a honey comb inside the jar so your child can see what a honey comb looks like.