Bug Camp: June 11-15

Hug a Bug! Science Made Fun! Join us this week for a journey with Bugs!   


Schedules change per class.  However, each group will participate in the activities listed on this sample schedule.

9:00-9:30  Storytime and music

9:30-10:00 Indoor play

10:00-10:30 Small group activity

10:30-11:00 Snack and craft

11:00-11:30 Outdoor play

11:30-11:45 Bible Reflection

11:45 Dismissal


Students will read a theme related book each day.   Additional theme related books will be available in the classroom library for children to read during class time.

Books to be enjoyed this week:

Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle 

Insect and the Robber by Eric Carle

I Love Bugs by Shari Halpern

The Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle

Miss Spider’s Tea Party by David Kirk

Music to be enjoyed this week:

The Ants Go Marching

Little Miss Muffet

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Students will make a theme related snack each day.  Please inform  the preschool of any food allergies.

The snacks for Bug camp include:


Ants on a log

Celery Butterflies

Strawberry ladybugs

Mud and worms

Critter crackers

Students  make a theme related craft everyday.  The crafts are sent home on the last day of camp.

A sampling of this weeks crafts include:

Bug jar complete with live laduybugs

Bug picture frame

Spinning butterfly

Model magic bug creation

Ipad 3-D coloring page

Lightening bug

The children have time in the gym to play group games.  The group games are related to the camp theme.

Some group games we will be playing at  camp include:

Musical chairs

Bug Obstacle course

Parachute games

Relay races

Hula Hoop bug stomp

Bug toss

Bug Hunt


The children will have time to play on the playground. Activities will be available related to the Bug theme for them to enjoy.

Digging for ants in the sandbox

Cleaning bugs in the water Tables

Spray bottles to spray hidden giant plastic bugs

Chalk drawings

Easels and paint for painting bugs

Large muscle play with Snug playground equipment

The children  enjoy a bible devotion related to bugs including: Aardvark, Butterfly, Spiders, Ladybug, and ants. These fun stories reflect on God creating each bug in a unique way and  God creating each child in a unique way.  The stories also lend themselves well to social themes including: sharing, family, helping others, and being a nice friend.  The stories are taken from the book My Big Book of 5-minute Devotions by Pamela and Douglas Kennedy.  Copies of these devotions will be sent home on the last day of camp.