The Story of Bees! Game
Enter the fascinating world of honey bees with this imaginative and educational game! Children will delight as they become part of a swarm in search of a new nesting site. Each child assumes the role of a worker bee with special job assignments to help their colony grow. As they act out their jobs, a compelling tale unfolds: The Story of Bees! Children will buzz, run, sing and dance their way through colony life all while learning real, factual information about bees. They will face threats, make sacrifices and overcome it together, illustrating the benefits of teamwork. The Story of Bees! is flexible and can be played in a variety of settings with mixed ages and with a large range of group sizes.
This game is an original creation by Girl Next Door Honey founder Hilary Kearney and was illustrated by Timothy Winchester. It has been played in classrooms all over San Diego County as part of Hilary’s bee class for children. It is a great addition to classroom curriculum that helps to reinforce interesting bee facts and offers an opportunity to teach larger positive lessons like leadership, teamwork and problem solving. It’s perfect for project based learning and developing the whole child. Hilary has also played this game with girl scout troops, homeschool groups and her own nieces and nephews! The Story of Bees! will help children retain valuable lessons about bees an life through educational play.
This game works best when paired with our Educational Posters. Use the posters to teach the kids all about bees and then get them involved in the learning process by playing the game!
What’s in the box?
– 1 deck of 36 worker bee job cards
– 6 larger worker bee job card
– 1 queen bee crown
– 1 queen bee pin
– Instructional booklet with queen bee script, game tips/variations and detailed educational information about how honey bees live.
Recommended for children 3+. For groups of 3-32 players. Expansion card decks are available to accommodate larger groups or to enhance game play by allowing more cards per player. Sorry, this item is non-refundable. Games are shipped out once a week. Please let us know if you need shipping expedited.