Entomology Lab (Bug Research Lab) Dramatic Play Printables

Entomology Lab (Bug Research Lab) Dramatic Play Printables


Transform your dramatic play area into an entomology lab. Perfect for your insects and bugs theme. Your little scientists can learn science, math, and literacy through play-based dramatic play.

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Transform your dramatic play area into an entomology lab. Perfect for your insects and bugs theme. Your little scientists can learn science, math, and literacy through play-based dramatic play.

This resource is part of the Science Theme Dramatic Play Bundle.  If you purchase the money-saving bundle, you do not need to purchase this resource.

*Please note that this is a digital product.  You will be able to download the PDF file upon your purchase.  Nothing will be shipped to you.  Due to the nature of digital downloads, your purchase is not refundable. 



  • bugs and insects theme
  • camping theme
  • spring theme
  • garden theme


  • Printable bunting (full color and b & w options)
  • Printable logos for uniforms, etc.
  • name tags/id cards
  • Large word cards
  • Small word cards/labels
  • Open and closed signs
  • Hours sign
  • Lab schedules
  • Station signs
  • Measuring strips
  • Sorting and graphing mats
  • Insect photographs
  • Parts of an insect diagrams
  • Insect collection kit labels
  • Design a habitat sheets
  • Design a bug sheets
  • Observation sheets
  • Insect report sheets
  • An Entomologist printable book - introduce the term entomologist to your kids.
  • Bee, ladybug, monarch life cycle charts
  • Plus...ideas for materials and props to add to your animal shelter center

 Your students will have so much fun with this set!


  • Fill out schedules
  • Record data and observations
  • Design bugs and habitats
  • Read a book about entomologists
  • Word cards can be used in the writing center and throughout the center


  • Measure insects with a measuring strip
  • Weigh insects
  • Sorting and graphing mats provide open-ended sorting opportunities


  • Learn about entomologist
  • Learn the parts of an insect
  • Learn the life cycle of butterflies, ladybugs, and bees


 "Incorporates science, math and literacy into the dramatic play area. Fun and original. My preschoolers love being entomologists!"

 "My little learners loved it!"

 "This worked amazing for my Dramatic Play Center for our last Bug theme! I received lots of good feedback from other teachers, my boss, the kids, and my boss' boss"

 "I enjoyed using this station to introduce new vocabulary, and as a plus, it allowed for the chance to use math skills such as weight and length."


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