Fun bee facts for kids learning English

Bee Facts

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Honey bees are the only insects that produce a food consumed by humans. Honey is produced in one of the busiest yet most efficient factories in the world - a beehive.

Animal facts for kids learning English

Honey bees are social insects. A colony of honey bees includes a queen, drones and workers.

English teaching resources: animal readers

There is only one queen per beehive. She is the largest bee in the colony. The queen may live up to 5 years. She lays up to 2000 eggs per day.

Fun facts about the animals

All worker bees are females, but they are not able to reproduce. A colony can have 50,000 to 60,000 workers. They collect nectar to make honey.

ABC animals: bee

Drones are male bees that have no stingers. If the colony is short on food, drones are often kicked out of the hive.

Fun animal facts for ESL kids

Honey bees dance to communicate direction and distance of flowers. A bee visits between 50 and 100 flowers during one collection flight from the hive.

Learning English in a fun way

Bees have five eyes and four wings. Bees' wings stroke 11,400 times per minute, thus making their distinctive buzz.

Printable resources

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Time for a Rhyme

Bees here, bees there,
Bees, bees everywhere!
Bees on my shoulders,
Bees an my toes,
Bees on my belly,
Bees on my nose!
Bees on my arm,
Bees on my lips,
Bees on my knees,
Bees on my hips!
Bees here, bees there,
Bees, bees everywhere!

Bee fun facts for kids learning English