Garden Creature "Bingo"


This is a structured exploration of the creatures that live in or visit your garden. This activity allows students to work together and discover the diversity of creatures found in the garden. Variations of this activity can include comparing the diversity of creatures found in other areas around the schoolyard, and/or comparing diversity of creatures found in the garden, throughout the year.   

Standards Met

NGSS: 2-LS4-1 Cross-cutting concepts: patterns; structure and function Scientific practices: obtaining, evaluating and communicating information Common core state standards: writing and reporting findings grounded in evidence; speaking and listening


  1. "Bingo" sheets
  2. Clipboards
  3. Pencils
  4. Hand lens
  5. Trowel (optional)




kids love playing bingo and this looks so easy. I am eager to try it out!