Bugs in the Garden

Educational resources for teachers, parents, and kids of all ages.

Bug-2-School YouTube Playlist:

This playlist of humorous videos was designed to help children of all ages learn about common pests and beneficial insects the garden, and are filled with fun facts about their favorite foods, lifestyles, and hobbies. Each video was produced by undergraduate students participating in the Bug2School garden insect outreach program supported by USDA NIFA Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates grant # 2022-68018-36611.

It’s a Bug-eat-bug World: A Kid’s Guide to Pests and Predatory Insects in School Gardens

Feel free to download and use our handy garden insect guide to identify predators and herbivores in the garden! These factsheets were created by undergraduate service-learning students at the University of Georgia in 2021-2022.