The Story of Bees Game

$35.00

An imagination game that teaches children how  honey bees live through creative play.

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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.

Practical Information: This game is not a table top game. It’s meant to be physically acted out and requires an adult to lead the game for the first few rounds of play. It works best when played after a formal lesson on bees and how they live, for that reason we recommend you  pair it with our Educational PostersUse the posters to teach the kids all about bees and then get them involved in the learning process by playing the game! If you are not knowledgeable about bees yet, our instructional booklet includes tons of helpful information to help you learn.

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 5+. 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.

About the add-ons:

  • Expansion deck includes 36 more worker bee job cards
  • The mini poster set includes 20 teaching images, measuring 5″ X 7″ that fit inside the game box

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. The Story of Bees helps children retain valuable lessons about bees through educational play.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 11 × 2 in
Game type

Complete Game, Game + Expansion Pack, Game + Mini Posters, Game + Expansion + Mini Posters, Expansion Pack Only

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THIS ITEM WAS SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED BY OUR RECENT CROWD-FUND CAMPAIGN. CLICK HERE TO SEE IT. THE GAMES ARE NOW BACK IN STOCK!

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.

Practical Information: This game is not a table top game. It’s meant to be physically acted out and requires an adult to lead the game for the first few rounds of play. It works best when played after a formal lesson on bees and how they live, for that reason we recommend you  pair it with our Educational PostersUse the posters to teach the kids all about bees and then get them involved in the learning process by playing the game! If you are not knowledgeable about bees yet, our instructional booklet includes tons of helpful information to help you learn.

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 5+. 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.

About the add-ons:

  • Expansion deck includes 36 more worker bee job cards
  • The mini poster set includes 20 teaching images, measuring 5″ X 7″ that fit inside the game box

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. The Story of Bees helps children retain valuable lessons about bees through educational play.

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