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time-(health ÷ 10)=score
100-(50 ÷ 10)=127
You got one of the 10 best scores

3 scores max per player; Leaderboard entries are deleted at the end of August each year

Aim: Collect the strawberries, avoid the bees
Move the beetle with the arrow keys or by tapping the screen. When the beetle catches the strawberry, you must answer the question. If you get it right you keep the strawberry and earn points.

Your final score is based on the time taken minus health lost divided by 10.
Activity - holidays
Activity - holidays

The beetle and the bee game to learn Holidays in Irish

Interactive Irish adventure game to feed the beetle and avoid the bees (and learn some Irish)...

With our The beetle and the bee game for "Holidays" you will be learning the Irish vocabulary for the topic Holidays. The language you will learn is in the vocabulary list below, and consists of 10 Sentences for things you do on holiday.

1Téim go dtí an trá.I go to the beach.
2Déanaim bolg le gréin.I go sunbathing.
3Téim go dtí an t-aonach siamsaíochta.I go to the funfair.
4Téim ag breathnú ar na radhairc.I go sightseeing.
5Téim ag snorcláil.I go snorkelling.
6Tumaim.I dive.
7Téim amach ag ithe.I eat out.
8Ithim uachtar reoite.I eat ice cream.
9Tugaim cuairt ar mhúsaeim.I visit museums.
10Tugaim cuairt ar an gcuan.I visit the harbour.

Fast moving interactive game to learn Irish where you control the beetle and the bee moves randomly about the screen. The bee should be avoided and the strawberries collected by answering multiple choice questions about the Irish topic you have selected - this is learning Irish for fun!


  • Fast moving adventure style game with character control via keyboard arrows.
  • Also suitable for tablets by tapping the direction you want the beetle to go.
  • Learn or revise your Irish vocabulary and win strawberries for your beetle!
  • After the first 5 levels there are 2 bees to avoid...
  • It's a fun game, but it is very hard to get through to the end!
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How to play The beetle and the bee to learn Irish

Play The beetle and the bee to learn Irish at learn-irish.net

Get the beetle to the strawberries and avoid the bees - fun fast game!

  1. Choose "The Beetle and the bee" from the games selection page.
  2. You start the game in the first level of a simple maze.
  3. You are the beetle and you want to eat the strawberry but there is a bee who will try to sting you.
  4. Each time the bee stings you, you lose a little of your life.
  5. Use your keyboard's arrows or tap your tablet to move the beetle to the strawberry.
  6. When you do, a box will open with a Irish multiple choice question for your selected topic.
  7. Click on the correct text to answer the question.
  8. If you are right you win the stawberry - in either case, now you must get back to the portal at the top right of the screen.
  9. Entering the portal takes you to the next level of the maze.
  10. The game gets harder after the first 5 levels - now there are 2 bees trying to sting you...
  11. You need to complete all the levels without dying of bee stings to win.
  12. Your final score is your time taken minus your remaining health divided by 10.
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