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Week 9

🐝 This week we are learning about bees 🐝 

Are you scared of bees? There’s no need to be.....they are amazing creatures! Watch some of the videos below to learn more about bees and why they are so special. 

Reception Phonics lesson - ee as in bee 🐝

Watch the following phonics lesson about the ‘ee’ sound.
After watching can you write a sentence using the word bee 🐝? E.g I can see a bee.
Don’t forget to think about your letter formation, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
Can you think of any other words with the ‘ee’ sound?

Look on our Phonics page for the worksheets we do in school. Here you will find the sheet for the ‘ee’ sound.



Justin Fletcher reads 'The Very Greedy Bee'

Justin Fletcher, CBBC's Mr Tumble, reading ‘The Very Greedy Bee' by Steve Smallman

Learn some fun facts about bees 🐝

You could draw a picture of a bee and write down some facts you have learnt to create your own bee fact sheet! We would love to see your work so please email 📧 it to us and we can share it on here 😊. 

Maths - White Rose Maths w/c 18th May

 Use your knowledge of last weeks Superworm story to...

  • create simple and complex patterns

  • adding more
  • taking away
  • counting to 20

  • and explore length.

Can you halve the number of bees 🐝 in the hive?

Buzy Bees Counting Song

How do Bees make Honey? | Beekeeping with Maddie from CBeebies

It's time to answer one of your most asked questions! HOW DO BEES MAKE HONEY?!

How to Harvest Honey! | Beekeeping with Maddie from CBeebies

Honeycomb under a Microscope! (The Life Cycle of a Honey Bee)

Watch this fascinating video inside a Honeycomb and learn about the Lifecycle of a bee 🐝
Note for Parents: This video contains microscopic images of insects.

After watching the video inside the honeycomb, can you complete the Lifecycle of a bee 🐝 activity?

Fun and simple science experiment to learn about pollination 

Click on the picture to download from Twinkl or follow the instructions from the picture.

How to make a Bee B&B! | Maddie Moate

Come along on a quick behind the scenes tour of BBC Springwatch and learn how to make a simple 'Bee B&B'!

Bee Crafts