We owe so much to little bees, and with this song by Betty and the Turnips, we get to sing about it. Little Bees is a short song set to stop-motion animation. Together, they recognize the vital role that honey bees play in agriculture and our ecosystems.
Betty and the Turnips is a children’s music project by Gravenhurst, Ontario-based songwriter, blacksmith, and environmentalist Bet Smith. Find more of her nature-focused music for kids here.
Watch more stop motion paper videos, more music videos, and more videos about bees, including these related favorites:
• Beaver dams and wildfire, a stop-motion demonstration
• The Water Cycle: A boogie woogie stop motion clay animation
• The first 21 days of a bee’s life, a time lapse in 64 seconds
Bonus: Help your local honey bees: Plant a bee-friendly garden.
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