A charm of bees | BEE-5B
Have you ever heard of collective nouns? Collective nouns are unique words used to refer to specific groups of animals or individuals. There are different collective nouns for different animals – lots of them are quite amusing too. Some of our favourite are a crash of rhinoceroses, a sloth of bears, a quiver of cobras and a stench of skunks.
Bees are quite special because there are several unique collective nouns used to denote a group of them. There are 12 collective nouns for bees in the word grid below. Can you find them all? Click on the words to play.