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Insects


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This page provides a list of vocabulary words that appear in the Insects Unit, both in the activities to play online and in the worksheets to download and print. Scroll down to explore!


The Insects Unit introduces kids to ten English words:
• ant
• bee
• beetle
• butterfly
• centipede
• dragonfly
• fly
• grasshopper
• ladybird
• mosquito


The wordlist with pictures and short definitions below gives you a quick guide to the vocabulary used in the unit. You can also use it as a teaching tool to introduce, practise and revise English words connected with this topic.



insects wordlist

English alphabet: I
  • big letter I
  • I rhymes with cry, eye, spy...
English abc: i
  • small letter i
  • I is for insects, inchworm, imago...
English vocabulary: ant
  • ant
  • Lives in a colony.
English vocabulary: bee
  • bee
  • Makes honey.
English vocabulary: beetle
  • beetle
  • Has a biting mouthpart.
English vocabulary: butterfly
  • butterfly
  • Has beautiful wings.
English words: centipede
  • centipede
  • Has many legs.
English words: dragonfly
  • dragonfly
  • A long flying insect.
English words: fly
  • fly
  • An irritating insect.
English words: grasshopper
  • grasshopper
  • Hops and flies.
English words: ladybird
  • ladybird
  • Red with black spots.
English words: mosquito
  • mosquito
  • Drinks blood.