Introduction: This poem is about the behavior of insects in the winter time. A great addition to a unit on insects or seasons.
Lee Bennett Hopkins
Found in "Flit, Flutter, Fly!"
Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Illustrated by Peter Palagonia
(Dell Publishing Group, 1992)
Extension: After reading this poem to your class, you could have each student choose their favorite insect from the poem and draw a picture to display next to the poem.