Our local parks, backyards, and even the Nature Museum grounds are starting welcome back all kinds of butterfly species! It’s a great time to revisit our Butterfly Walk episode of Curious By Nature. Check it out to learn about monarchs and get a few pointers for spotting these beauties on your own nature walks.
Earlier this week, we learned how bees pollinate. Let’s go on our own pollen hunt! You’ll just need some egg cartons and some cotton balls or mini pom-poms. Click here to check out our full activity writeup.
Lots of different animals make nests…but did you know that some insects also make nests? Let’s see what we can discover about different types of insects by inspecting their nests. Click here to check out our full writeup.
As we close out Pollinator Week, let’s take a closer look at bumble bees! At this time of year, the queen bumble bee starts a colony and starts producing workers. Want to learn more about bee colonies? Click here to download our Bee Colony Life Cycle Board Game.