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You are organising educational or awareness-raising activities on pollinators, and are wondering how to explain different concepts to children and youth in an easy to understand and impactful way? What is the difference between a honeybee and a bumblebee? How does pollination work? Or how to build and maintain bee hotels?


EU Pollinators postcards (great for kids!)

Available in all EU languages here 



Do you want to print the postcards? Download the printing files below:

EN | BG | CS | DA | DE | EL | ES | ET | FI | FR | GA | HR | HU | IT | LT | LV | MT | NL | PL | PT | RO | SK | SL | SV

Know Your Pollinators card game (great for kids!)

Download here!

(Available in all EU languages at this link)


Know Your Pollinators poster

Available in all EU languages here

 URBANBEES Initiative dossiers FR


Download the full set of fiches here!


 Know your pollinators posters & infographics

Download full sized infographic poster here






Check out this video produced under the Fruit growers for pollinators and pollinators for fruit growers - and visit their YouTube channel to watch the entire series!  


Still looking for more? In the below table you will find educational materials on pollinators collected from a range of Member States and organisations.

Target audienceContext

Title

AuthorLanguage
School children (primary education)

The material consists of a manual, three lessons modules and a presentation.

Nederland Zoemt on education

Nederland ZoemtDutch
School children (secondary education)The material consists of a manual, three lessons modules and a presentation.Nederland Zoemt on educationNederland ZoemtDutch
Children aged >3The material consists of colouring books, instructions to make bee hotels, quizzes and videos.Nederland Zoemt for childrenNederland ZoemtDutch
School children (primary and secondary)This material consists of a series of activities integrated in the school curriculum. It presents two blocks of activities, one for primary education and another one for secondary education. Each block is divided into a series of activities with continuity, and their contents and objectives are arranged in a learning sequence.Teacher’s & environmental educator’s guideConsejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSICEnglish
Children aged > 8This guide helps identify a number of invertebrates (including pollinators) and raises children’s awareness about nature.Identification guide: Bichos de tu entorno, guía de insectors y otros artrópodosConsejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSICSpanish

School children aged 9


This material includes exercises, fact sheets, instructions, a drawing sheet and a movie about bees suitable for the school children

Övningar och material för åk F-3

Nature Conservation SocietySwedish
School children aged 10-12This material includes exercises, fact sheets, instructions, and a movie about bees suitable for the school children

Övningar och material för åk 4-6

Nature Conservation SocietySwedish
School children aged 13-15

This material includes fact sheets, a quiz and a movie about bees suitable for the school children

Övningar och material för åk 7-9

Nature Conservation Society

Swedish
School children aged 8-12

This dossier provides a short and practical insight into biodiversity: which aspects does the term biodiversity include? What are the main threats? How does it affect our everyday life? It includes some material on bees such as instructions to make bee hotels.

WWF Switzerland Biodiversität Dossier für Lehrpersonen (Biodiversity teaching pack for teachers)

WWF SwitzerlandGerman
Children aged 4-6

This material introduces bumblebees to children, covering their need to feed on wildflowers, how they form nests, the differences between bumblebees and honeybees, and information on how bees see. They include educational activities.

Bumblebee Conservation Trust Activity sheets

Bumblebee Conservation TrustEnglish

Children aged 7-10

This material introduces bumblebees to children, covering their need to feed on wildflowers, how they form nests, the differences between bumblebees and honeybees, and information on how bees see. They include educational activities.Bumblebee Conservation Trust Activity sheets

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

English
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