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Bug Hunt

When learning about bugs what better way to close the week then hunting for them?

This was our first bug hunt and my were The Dragons thrilled to be out looking for creepy crawlers.  They were so excited they ran around calling for bugs.  After a couple minutes of excitement I explained to the kids that bug catching was a semi-quiet activity.  We are big, bugs are small.  They are afraid of us especially when we come bounding at them.

This slowed things down.
The hunt began! 

Summer Dragon wanted to look under bricks for bugs. 

Little Dragon looked on the patio.

Doll Dragon looked in the garden. 

I had the jar and kinda looked around with each of them until I realized being split wasn't going to work.
Why? Because The Dragons wanted to pick up every bug they saw!

 No bug fear

Some bugs shouldn't be picked up, so we stayed together so the bugs could be pointed out then scooped with the jar.

Together we quietly thumbed through a long patch of grass to look for bugs at the base of the blades.  

We found a variety of bugs and put them all in our jar, even a big spider!

The Dragons loved putting their faces right up to the jar to look inside at the bugs we found. 

Thanks for reading!  Check out more of my bug activities here.


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