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Bug Box Station Kit

Hands-on and super fun, this Family Math Night Bug Box station will get the creative juices flowing!

Participants choose one of their favorite (plastic!) bugs and use 2- and 3-dimensional geometry along with number skills to create a rectangular prism. Participants will walk away with a custom designed box for their bug which they get to bring home and share with others.

It‘s the perfect STEAM project!
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Complete kit with banners

Complete kit with bannersStation Facilitator PacketScience Facts Table TentsBugs!

This stand-alone station is designed for K-5 students and includes three activity levels:
Beginning Level
Students will choose the best fit box for their bug, describe the shapes in their net, count bug legs, create a rectangular prism, and learn about interesting scientific facts about bugs.

Common Core Connections

Intermediate Level
Students will choose the best fit box for their bug, measure length in centimeters, determine the area of their net, create equations for the area model of multiplication, create a rectangular prism, and learn about interesting scientific facts about bugs.

Common Core Connections

Advanced Level
Students will measure length, width and height in centimeters, use centimeter grid paper to design a net for their bug, use visual/spatial skills to create a rectangular prism, discover the formula for volume of a rectangular prism, and learn about interesting scientific facts about bugs.

Common Core Connections

Learn more about the Bug Box Station

Detailed Kit Contents

All game boards and game pieces for the Project Kit

The Bug Box Station Kit was designed with enough materials for 126 K-5 students. All of the kit materials are contained in a convenient plastic storage container with side handles for easy carrying. Detailed below are all the materials you will receive with your Bug Box Station Kit:

Materials and Manipulatives

  • Beginning and interemediate cardstock nets
  • Advanced cardstock centimeter grid paper
  • 142 assorted bugs
  • 42 scissors
  • 42 pencils
  • Clear tape
  • 28 centimeter rulers
  • 100 assorted color pencils
  • 3 1/8" hole punches
  • 1000 centimeter cubes
  • 4 Family Math Night pouches

Station Facilitator Packet

  • Station Facilitator Notes
  • Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced activity sheets
  • Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced table tents
  • 9 Interesting Bug Facts table tents
  • Station facilitator video link

Colorful Banner

An attractive, colorful 2’ x 5’ vinyl banner to hang at the station.

Pricing Information

The complete Bug Box Kit serves 126 K-5 students:

Item Cost
Bug Box Station Kit (Gr. K-5) $ 495
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Bug Box Station Kit Refill
Includes Beginning Nets, Intermediate Nets, Advanced Grid paper, and a new set of Bugs.
$ 99
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