Category Archives: Bug of the Week

Insects Book and Insect Senses Activity for Kids

For STEM Friday we are sharing a Smithsonian Little Explorer nonfiction title:  Insects (Little Scientist) by Martha E. H. Rustad. Young children are often fascinated by insects and this book will give them a good foundation in the basics of … Continue reading

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Bug of the Week: Spring Bees

Not much to say… Spring is here!

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Bug of the Week: A Cuckoo Bee

We have been seeing this curious insect every year in February and March in our spring wildflowers. (February 18, 2015) It regularly visits the desert marigolds. (March 4, 2009) Although it looks like a wasp or maybe a flower fly, … Continue reading

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