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Five Honey-Related Activities 

"People are quickly realizing the uniqueness and versatility of this one-ingredient wonder,” said Bruce Boynton, CEO of the National Honey Board. “Honey is no longer confined to the kitchen and culinary applications, as its versatility now spans to the medicine cabinet, beauty regimen and even the gym.”

EducationWorld has curated a list of five activities, games, and crafts teachers can use in the classroom:

  1. Busy As A Bee Activity Sheet: With this worksheet, students can guide the worker bee to the honey comb, and color in a picture of a bee holding a pollen and nectar bucket next to a flower. Students can learn about worker bees and how they make honey. 
  2. Honey Bee Senses: In this lesson, students will "learn about our human senses and how they compare of that of a honey bee." With the help of information sheets, an activity page, vanilla, lemons, bananas, flower scented perfumes, and cotton balls students can learn about a human's sense of smell as well as a honey bees. 
  3. Winnie the Pooh The Little Black Rain Cloud: Students can watch the world's favorite honey lover, Winnie the Pooh, as he climbs a tree to get some of his beloved honey. This three-minute clip will entertain students as they watch this famous bear do whatever he can to get his "small smackerel of honey."

  1. Busy as A Bee Activity Sheet, Two: With this worksheet, students can look for honey bee words in a word search, decode "sweet jokes", learn a recipe, fun trivia facts about honey bees, and color in a picture of two beekeepers. 
  2. Honey Bee Craft: Students can make their own honey bee with the help of a paper plate, yellow tissue paper, and construction paper. The craft is easy to make, and students will be able to take their own honey bees home. 

Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor