“Please Please the Bees”

Life is sweet for Benedict. Every morning he wakes up to find jars of fresh honey on his back porch. He makes honey toast for breakfast, bakes honey cake in the afternoon, and drinks honey tea before bed. But one day, the jars on Benedict’s porch are empty. The bees in his backyard have gone on strike! They are tired of doing all the work around the hive. What can Benedict do to make the bees happy and bring sweetness back to his days? 

1. WATCH and LISTEN to Rashida Jones read “Please Please the Bees” by Gerald Kelley:

2. Story time songs and action rhymes:

3. B is for BEE. What other words start with the letter B? Click here for a coloring page with a few suggestions!

4. Learn more about bees from SciShowKids and National Geographic (yes, more videos, because let’s face it, “screen time” has gone out the window!):

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