Insect Worksheets

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

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Activities and Projects
Complete a research report on an insect species.
2nd through 5th Grades
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Sort the animal pictures into vertebrates and invertebrates.
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Worksheets
Complete the sentences with vocabulary words from the box.
2nd through 5th Grades
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Label the insect's head, thorax, abdomen, wings, jointed legs, and antennae.
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Complete the sentences with vocabulary words from the box.
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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
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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.)
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This crossword puzzle includes 17 clues for words related to butterflies and insects.
(Recommended for Grades 3 and up)
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Articles with Questions
Find out why grasshoppers can be harmful to farmers, and how they can be helpful too.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Do you know why ladybugs are called LADYbugs? Find out by reading this article.
4th through 6th Grades
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Discover how a monarch transforms from a caterpillar into a butterfly.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Butterflies and moths are very different. Find out how.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Insect-Themed
Worksheets
Divide each insect word into syllables. Tell how many syllables are in each word.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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