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Beekeeping Math


These lessons are included in our Beekeeping Unit Study.

Discover math through the lens of beekeeping in this in-depth, engaging guide by Lindie Liang of Hudson Academy of Curiosity! In typical Harbor + Sprout fashion, Beekeeping Math is dripping with beautifully crafted activities to make math more enjoyable for your little learners. This study includes four buzzing Math Modules exploring different aspects of mathematics in relation to beekeeping:

 Module 1: "Busy Bee Shapes"

  • Busy bee shape matching
  • Busy bee cut-outs
  • Trace and design your own bee pattern 
  • Shape name tracing
  • Shape drawing practice
  • Hexagon shape maze
  • Creator your own hexagon shape maze

Module 2: "Busy Bee Counting Games"

  • Number tracing practice
  • Flower & bee counting 
  • Honeycomb number solving
  • Honeycomb counting by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Create your own honeycomb activity 

Module 3: "Number Bonds"

  • Learn about numbers bonds
  • Honeycomb number bonds practice

Module 4: "Sum Flowers"

  • Addition
  • Decoding sheet
  • Flower name calculation 
  • Flower lettering cards
  • Pair the bee with the flower practice

These lessons may be completed over the course of one month with one module per week, or more quickly or slowly depending on personal preference. This is a digital download and the files will be delivered via email upon purchase. Enjoy your exploration of math through beekeeping!

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