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Insects

Summer Camp for Kids: Buzzing Bee Hand Puppet

Summer Camp guest post by Christie of Childhood 101 Puppets are a staple play item in our home. As a teacher and a mama, I love that puppets have the capacity for so much playful learning; promoting language skills, imagination,… Continue Reading →

Twirling Paper Ladybugs

Ahhh, summer breezes, playing outside, soaking up the sunshine and… ladybugs! These fun ladybugs are full of color and a great way to dress up a birthday party, a child’s bedroom, or even a back porch. Watch them twirl in… Continue Reading →

Meet Our Bead Caterpillar Pets

These cute little caterpillars are currently climbing and inching their way all around our house. With just 2 supplies, make your own simple and perfect little crafty pet. Supplies for Bead Caterpillar Pets: pipe cleaners 10-20 assorted (pony) beads for… Continue Reading →

Kid-Sized Spider Web

After making our Laced Spider Webs and sticking flies to our Sticky Spider Webs, we thought it would be fun to make a Giant Spider Web to lace and stick ourselves into. The kids were trying hard not to get… Continue Reading →

Icky Sticky Spider Webs

We’re getting stuck on these fun Sticky Spider Webs. As we throw our “flies” at the web, we try to see if they’ll get caught or if they can get out and fly away. Supplies for Sticky Webs: Glue Dots… Continue Reading →

Ants on a Log

Ants are interesting little creatures. I know I’ve stepped on my fair share. And especially as of late, as these little bugs have been creeping all around our yard. So to become a little less of an Ant Bully, we… Continue Reading →

Bug Vacuum

One of our new Summer toys in action! My son is going crazy over his Bug Vacuum. Mostly he likes the sound the vacuum makes, bzzzzzz. We’ve been going a little bug crazy the past few months, from caterpillars and… Continue Reading →

Hatching Butterflies

We had fun watching our Caterpillars grow, form their chrysalids, and hatch into beautiful butterflies. The Painted Lady’s were amazing. We cut them fresh flowers and put drops of sugar water on them to drink. Once we let them free,… Continue Reading →

Live Caterpillars are Here

We received our order of Live Caterpillars. We got them from the company called Insect Lore. I wrote about Live Butterfly Gardens earlier. We can’t wait to see what they do. Here they are the day we got them. Here… Continue Reading →

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