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Talk Bugs With the Frizz: A Going Bug-gy! Activity

Students can read an interview with bug expert Ms. Frizzle, who answers questions such as “How do spiders make their webs?” and more.


PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Activity Type

  • Activities and Games

As part of Scholastic’s “Going Bug-gy” series, students can “Talk Bugs with the Friz” (grades K-4) by reading an interview with bug expert, Ms. Frizzle, of the Magic School Bus. Ms. Frizzle offers brief, easy-to-understand answers to 30 questions, including:

  • What’s the difference between bugs and insects
  • Why do fireflies light up their abdomen?
  • Why do bees have stingers?
  • How do spiders make their webs?
  • Where do butterflies live in the winter?

Learning Objectives

While creating their caterpillars, students gain an understanding of how living things interact with or cause changes to their environment.

Susan Cheyney

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