Tag: Insects

  • 10 Creatively Cool Butterfly Activities

    10 Creatively Cool Butterfly Activities

    It’s butterfly season! That means these beautiful flying creatures can be found fluttering all around your yard, neighborhood, park, and garden in all their colorful glory! If you like, or even love butterflies, then you may find one or more of the following activities really fun! Make a butterfly poster. Base it on the butterfly facts […]

  • The Sounds Around

    The Sounds Around

    Do you ever wonder what some of the animal sounds you hear during the day or at night are? Listening to the sounds before hand can help you identify them when you hear them as well.    Here are some sites to help you out.    Birds   All About Birds: Songs & Calls   eNature: Bird […]

  • When Nature Calls

    Nature is calling, can you hear it? Listen as the birds sing their sweet songs, breath in the wonderful fragrance of the flowers as they bloom bright and beautiful, and watch how full of life the trees are! When we hear nature calling us, we grab our things and go so that we can be […]

  • Butterflies

    Monarch Butterfly  Photo by Kenneth Dwain Harrelson We think butterflies are pretty amazing creatures and fortunately, we live in an area that has a variety of them fluttering around. Each year we add to our knowledge of butterflies in a variety of ways. We may read an article, come across new butterfly books, or a […]

  • Make Your Own: Net-Bag

    Make Your Own: Net-Bag

    The nicest thing about this net is that there is a working string on it so that you can close what you catch inside the bag long enough to get a good look at it. When you are finished observing, you can open the net and set what you catch free. To make this net-bag, […]

  • Fireflies

    Fireflies

    Firefly photo author Bruce Marlin Fireflies are winged beetles! Research Questions… How do fireflies light up and why? What do fireflies eat? What is a the life cycle of a firefly? Why are fireflies endangered and what can you do to help? What other animals are bioluminescent? Learn more… Firefly.org – Find out why fireflies are […]

  • Glow Worms

    Glow Worms

        Glowworms are insects that can be found in sheltered places such as dense woodlands, caves and grottoes. Research Questions   How many types of glow worms are there? How does a glow worm produce light? What do glow-worms eat? Are glowworms poisonous? Where can glow worms be found around the world? What is the difference […]