Insect Worksheets

This page contains printable worksheets, games, and articles about insects.

Science
Activities and Projects
Insect Report  FREE 
Complete a research report on an insect species.
2nd through 5th Grades
Sort the animal pictures into vertebrates and invertebrates.
Worksheets
Complete the sentences with vocabulary words from the box.
2nd through 5th Grades
Label the insect's head, thorax, abdomen, wings, jointed legs, and antennae.
2nd through 5th Grades
Complete the sentences with vocabulary words from the box.
3rd through 5th Grades
Read each sentence about insects. Determine which of the five senses are being used. (example: The cricket is chirping. What body part do I use to hear the cricket? Ears!) This is a cut-and-glue activity.
1st and 2nd Grades
Puzzles
Search for bee words in this word find puzzle. Words include bee, buzz, hive, queen, sting, yellow, black, pollen, and nectar.
1st through 3rd Grades
Connect letters in the puzzle to spell the names of ten insect species. Then write the unused letters on the blank spaces to learn two interesting facts about insects.
(Recommended for Grades 3 and up.)
This crossword puzzle includes 17 clues for words related to butterflies and insects.
(Recommended for Grades 3 and up)
Cut out and assemble an interactive cipher wheel. Use it to decode interesting facts about insects.
3rd through 6th Grades
Articles with Questions
Learn all about those pesky houseflies that your mom reminds you to keep away from the food - and why it's best to heed her warning!
6th Grade
Find out why grasshoppers can be harmful to farmers, and how they can be helpful too.
3rd through 5th Grades
Do you know why ladybugs are called LADYbugs? Find out by reading this article.
4th through 6th Grades
Discover how a monarch transforms from a caterpillar into a butterfly.
2nd through 4th Grades
Butterflies and moths are very different. Find out how.
3rd through 5th Grades
Learn all about the incredible rhinoceros beetle. It's a very strong insect that can lift up to 85- times it's own weight.
4th through 6th Grades
Insect-Themed
Worksheets
Divide each insect word into syllables. Tell how many syllables are in each word.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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