Nature

Play Bug Bingo

Some “bugs” are bothersome, but plenty aren’t pests at all. Do you know which ones live in your yard or neighborhood? Set off on a quest to find best kinds of bugs—and see who you meet!

What You Need

  • cardboard or paper
  • pencils or markers
  • ruler or straight edge
  • printer (optional)

What You Do

  • STEP 1:

    Print this Bug Bingo Card if you have access to a printer. Or use our Bug Bingo Card as a guide to draw your own:

    • Draw a large square on a piece of cardboard or paper.
    • Use a ruler and a pencil or marker to divide the large square into 9 smaller squares. 
    • Draw one of each of these bugs on your card: ant, beetle, fly, firefly, butterfly, spider, mosquito, caterpillar, bee.
    Tap image for a closer view.
  • STEP 2:

    Go outside and look for these bugs in your backyard or neighborhood.

  • STEP 3:

    When you find three bugs in a row, shout “BUG!” You can also keep playing and fill every space on your card.