Get your free teacher’s kit: The Educator’s Guide to Hosting a Beehive!

The Educator’s Guide to Hosting a Beehive is a teacher’s kit full of best practices for schools and educational institution. It’s a labor of love for you from the teams at The Honeybee Conservancy and Bees in the D.

What’s in this teacher’s kit?
This teacher’s kit provides 'how to" information on how to welcome bees onto their property (which bees to select, where to place them, how to work with a beekeeper, etc).

  • Why bees
  • The different bee species in your backyard
  • The many ways to welcome bees to school: from pollinator gardens to hosting solitary bees to honey bees
  • Bee diseases and pests (yuck)
  • 4 things to consider before getting your bees
  • Starting a Beekeeping Program


Is this teacher’s kit free?
We're making this teacher’s kit 100% free of charge so that you can educate youth about the importance of bees and what can be done to save them.

For who is this teacher’s kit?
This Educator's Kit is suitable for teachers as well as other educators such as nature center educators or scout troop leaders.

Would you like feedback on this teacher’s kit?
We welcome your feedback and would love to hear how your students connected to the guided  activities in the Kit. Feel free to send us your feedback and photos.  You can share these with us on Twitter or Facebook.

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