Explore Crickets, Science Experiments, and more!

Insectigations: 40 Hands-on Activities to Explore the Insect World

From butterflies and beetles to crickets and katydids, these experiments, art projects, and games will bring out the entomologist in every child. A great way for children to learn more about insects while having fun!

How to Do a Small Animal Nature Study. Nature activities for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Rain or Shine Mamma.

How to Do a Small Animal Nature Study

Report Your Monarch Sightings

Journey North citizen scientists track monarch butterfly migration each fall and spring as monarch butterflies migrate to and from Mexico. Report your own observations of migrating monarch butterflies to real-time migration maps.

Discover & explore butterflies for Cub Scouts and kids.  Links for lots of butterfly activities and PDF's.

Butterfly Activities for Kids

Discover & explore butterflies for Cub Scouts and kids. Links for lots of butterfly activities and PDF's. This would be cool to tie into the new Butterfly Wonderland place.

Insect banner with information on each insect. Kind of a cool environmental education decor idea. Could also be used for games.

Insect Cards with Beetles and Moths - Digital - Printable PDF

Get ready to engineer some creepy crawly insects!Most elementary teachers are more comfortable and knowledgeable with theme topics, so I have decided to create STEM challenge packs based on specific ones, like insects!This engineering challenge activity pack is one of many that I have created to use in my classroom!

STEM Engineering Challenges Pack ~ Investigating Insects~ Set of Six

It was chilly this evening! As I was wrapping myself up in a blanket and sitting down to type, I began to think about how fast summer went by. Why, shorts and school supplies are on sale and my Facebook Page is flooded with adorable pictures of school-aged children wearing backpacks and toothless grins! I...Read More »

Butterflies, Moths, and Caterpillars

Raising butterflies, moths, and caterpillars is educational and fun for kids!

Ladybugs!  I plan to release some in my yard this year as I move towards organic gardening.

Check out all the fun ladybug activities and coloring pages. Read fun facts to amaze your friends or learn about ladybug biology. All information is updated frequently!