Facilitator Information

Welcome to your main resource page for Hive Helpers,  Fourth Grade Educator’s Guide.

The sidebar menu will take you to each lesson within this program.

Lesson plans include background information, materials lists, printable materials, and step-by-step instructions for implementing the lesson in a regular group setting if you are in a situation that allows you to do so. If you are in a virtual setting, you can modify the lesson by using some of the variations.

Hive Helpers cover page
Experiential Learning Model
Science Attitude Survey


  • Are You a Bee? By Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries
  • The Big Honey Hunt (The Berenstein Bears) By Stan Berenstein
  • The Honeybee and the Robber By Eric Carle
  • Bee Dance By Rick Chrustowski
  • The Magic School Bus: Inside a Beehive By Joanna Cole
  • The Honey Makers By Gail Gibbons
  • The Flight of the Honey Bee By Raymond Huber
  • Please Please the Bees By Gerald Kelley
  • The Beeman By Laurie Krebs
  • The King of Bees By Lester Laminack
  • The Life Cycle of a Honeybee By Barbara M. Linde
  • The Honeybee Man By Lela Nargi and Kyrsten Brooker
  • From Flower to Honey (Start to Finish: Nature’s Cycles) By Robin Nelson
  • Honey in a Hive By Anne Rockwell
  • Bees on the Roof By Robbie Shell
  • What If There Were No Bees? By Suzanne Slade
  • Bees: A Honeyed History By Piotr Socha