Pest Games For Kids Reviews

Educational pest games for schools

Bug Bingo

Help children identify all kinds of insects with a round of bug bingo. From dragonflies to the kissing bug, ladybirds to honeybees – mark them off on the card and bingo! Buy a set of these pest games online or print off your cards. Introduce brightly coloured counters to make the game appealing for children.

bug bingo pest game

Bug Bingo brings a fun and educational twist to the traditional game as children learn the names and colourings of their favourite bug species. Give the children basic information on each bug as you go, and make learning fun.

 

Insect Movement Activity Cards

In this game, kids learn how a variety of insects move and behave. Teachers can tell the story of each insect through the cards. At the same time, the children have a chance to do some fun and relaxing physical movement.

These insect movement cards are the perfect movement play activity for rainy play days and for a break in between mote brain and writing based lesson tasks. They can be used at home as well as in the classroom. Combine motor skills with learning about all the different bugs and insects.

 

Orchard Toys Build A Beetle

Using the classic pest game pieces, students must match the beetle body parts in the correct order by using their number and colour matching skills. Fun, learning and laughter are guaranteed as students try to be the first to build their colourful beetle characters. Suitable for students from Year 1 – 3.

Insect Movement Activity Cards In this game, kids learn how a variety of insects move and behave. Teachers can tell the story of each insect through the cards. At the same time, the children have a chance to do some fun and relaxing physical movement. These insect movement cards are the perfect movement play activity for rainy play days and for a break in between mote brain and writing based lesson tasks. They can be used at home as well as in the classroom. Combine motor skills with learning about all the different bugs and insects.

Available to purchase online and in stores, build a beetle is the perfect game for children to test their number and colour matching skills. Teach children to count and name their colours with this interactive puzzle for students.

 

Online and digital pest games 

Scholastic – Bug Genius by Leapfrog

Become a Bug Genius! Explore the world of insects, spiders and more. Included are 3 games crawling with fun facts. Rise through the bug ranks from Glow Worm to Goliath Beetle. Classify and examine varieties of bugs, learning what they eat, where they live, how they fly, reproduce and hunt.

Insect Movement Activity Cards In this game, kids learn how a variety of insects move and behave. Teachers can tell the story of each insect through the cards. At the same time, the children have a chance to do some fun and relaxing physical movement. These insect movement cards are the perfect movement play activity for rainy play days and for a break in between mote brain and writing based lesson tasks. They can be used at home as well as in the classroom. Combine motor skills with learning about all the different bugs and insects.

This game teaches animals, life science and sorting and classifying. Suitable for ages 5-9 years old. Published by Scholastic to coincide with curriculum. Can be used with Leapfrog LeapPad accessories.

 

Scholastic – Busy Beehive by Leapfrog

Be a nectar collector and protect the beehive from the Buzzy Bots using your own maths skills. Use the handy number line to solve puzzling addition and subtraction questions. Use a range of skills including addition, multiplication, number recognition, place value, subtraction and number sequences. For ages 5-8 years old.

bee hive pest game

Play 20 increasingly challenging levels. Level up to protect the beehive on all sides at once with a full circle playing field. Work together just like bees do to defend the hive. Each player has their own curricular levels and age-appropriate questions.

 

Arturo’s Bug Adventures

Play this pest game as a fearless field assistant or partner with peers to collect bugs and restore an island! A life science game for ages 4-7. Set off on quests to collect all sorts of insects, including ladybirds, fireflies, stinkbugs and cockroaches. The more you collect the more you restore the island.

bee hive pest game

Use entomology tools and trek through three ecosystem levels while learning about bugs and their lifecycles. Team up with a friend to catch flying bugs in fast-paced, multiplayer gameplay.

 

Lula the Ladybug

Help Lula the Ladybug stay cool this summer using your problem solving and spatial reasoning skills. A game for ages 4-7 years. Use logic, reasoning and problem solving skills to collect dew drops, fix the water fountain and beat the heat. Let creativity flow, and design original paths for Lula.

bee hive pest game

Fix broken branches by adding and rotating pieces, and stop spinning twigs to form a twig-errific path for Lula to cross. Progress through 20 levels of increasing difficult and get the highest star ranking by completing each level as fast as possible.

 

Family board and card games

Ravensburger – Bugs In The Kitchen

There’s bugs in the kitchen. Can you catch it in the trap? Turn knives, forks and spoons so you can direct the bug into the trap. Throw the dice to discover which utensils you can turn. Catch the nano bug to earn a token – the first to 5 tokens wins.

bugs in the kitchenA fun family game suitable for 2-4 players aged 6 years and up. Recommended for everyone and a big hit for children who have an interest in insects. A game that has everyone in hysterics.

 

Hasbro – Bed Bugs Game

The classic game of creepy-crawly fun! Howard woke up with a problem that’s left him very itchy! Catch those bouncing bugs and make sure to do it quickly. Press the button to turn on the bed to make it shake, then use the tongs to catch those bed bugs fast.

bed bugs game

Be the first player to catch all the same colours and shout “BED BUGS!”. If you’ve got a different colour bug in your pile, the bed is switched back on and the game continues. Suitable for 2-3 players

 

Peaceable Kingdom Cooperative Game – Sung As A Bug In a Rug

Help all the little bugs get snug under the rug! Spin the spinner, find the matching bug and then slip it under the rug. Get all the bugs under the rub before the 3 stink bugs make an awful smell, and everyone wins! Three levels suitable for multiple age groups.

snug as a bug in a rug

This pest game helps to develop skills in colour, number and shape recognition, counting, the concept of big and little as well as cooperation. Help little ones learn to share, make decisions together and trust one another.

 

Ravensburger – Buggaloop Game

Little bugs need to run for their lives! Throw the dice and move bugs through the yard until the Hexbug scurries up one of the loops and tries to catch you. Did it push your bug off its path? If not, you’re lucky! Hurry up and get to the other side.

buggaloop

Easy to set up and play, a great interactive type game to that’s great fun. Try to get across the board without the big bug knocking you out of place. Suitable for 2-4 players.

 

Hasbro Classic Mouse Trap

Mousetrap is the crazy, zany classic game of catching rodents using wild contraptions. These cheeky mice are ready for action, and Carlos the cat is going to get the run around. Mice love the cheese so much they’ll risk Carlos catching them, waking from his catnap to sniff them out.

mouse trap

Flushing the toilet activates the game, and 1 of 3 great traps. Perfect for 2 or more players aged 6 years and over. Great fun for all the family, full of lots of giggles and mouse catching fun.