Use this info board and kit to familiarize your students with prairie pollinator plants and animals. Explore topics such as the importance of pollinators, why pollinators are declining, what you can do to help, and how pollinators are ecosystem service providers.
Caterpillars by Chris Earley
Insects by Deborah Merrians
Insects and Spiders by George Else
Ladybugology by Michael Elsohn Ross
The Magic Schoolbus: Inside a Beehive by Joanna Cole & Bruce Degen
Plant I.D. Activity
Mystery Prairie Plant Journal Activity
Favorite in the Prairie Journal Activity
Characteristics of a Milkweed Plant Tally Sheet Activity

Monarch Migration Spring & Fall
The Monarch Highway
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Life Cycles
Life Cycle of a Honey Bee figurines
Life Cycle of a Honey Bee (in resin)
Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly figurines
Example of a Beneficial Insect House
Honey Nut Cheerios Boxes
Be a Friend to Pollinators student handouts
Habitat Restoration (before & after pics)
Pollinator Info Board
Discussion topics include:
- Importance of Pollinators
- Why Pollinators are Declining
- Ecosystem Service Providers
- What Can YOU do?