The children were pretty surprised when they arrived and found this in the middle of the table. The terrarium hadn't been out in over a year.
The terrarium has a dish of water with a sponge in the center for the insects to use for drinking and some rabbit feed in the corner. We'll be adding a few veggie scraps.
We did grab a roly poly to observe and compare working the concept of insects are bugs but not all bugs are insects and why.
Science scientific investigation, habitat, food cycles, magnification, insect anatomy
Math counting insects and legs
Language observations, vocabulary
Social helping each other find the insects, observations
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