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Ants Theme | Insect Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Ants Theme | Insect Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

An ant is an insect that lives in large organized groups called colonies. Most ants live in or in the ground. Ants are relatives to bees and wasps.

An ant-hill is a pile of earth made by ants as they dig their underground nest. Ant-hills are found near the nest entrance.

This is activity day #2 of Letter A Impact Poster Lesson Plan

Activity > Science >
Insect body parts review > Print this ant coloring page, label and identify the main insect body parts: head, antennae, thorax, abdomen and six legs. Select red, brown or black to color.

Activity > Alphabet > Letter A Ant lesson plan printable activities

Materials:

  • printer
  • paper
  • coloring & writing supplies
  • Review crafty ideas for additional materials
Activity > Crafty ideas > Ants>

Activity > Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Ants and ant-hill and matching coloring page
Objective: Problem solving skills. Bilingual: English - Spanish
Have fun with an online puzzle of an ant that can be adapted from six to more pieces. The whole family can have a try.

Activity > Story time > Character Education > Aesop's Fables >

Print, read and discuss an Aesop's fable. Explain what is a fable. A fable is a story that teaches a lesson. Most fables have animals as characters. The Ant and the Grasshopper fable addresses two insects.

Encourage children to draw and color an illustration of the story.

Aesop's Fable: The Dove and the AntRead, print & watch a video of Aesop's Fable The Ant and the Dove
Aesop's Fable the Ants and the GrasshopperRead, print & watch a video of Aesop's Fable The Ant and the Grasshopper

Animals > Insects & Bugs >