Going on a bug safari

Play your own bug safari!Nature provides boundless ways to engage children. A walk outside can become an adventure with just a few helpful tools and an active imagination. Here’s an activity that can be easily done anywhere with kids — including your own backyard or the neighborhood park!

Bug Fun Facts

Did you know that if you put all the insects in the world on a giant scale, they would weigh more than all the humans?

Scientists estimate there are 6 to 10 million insects in the world and only about 1 million have been identified and named.

Insects are an essential part of the natural world and vary in size, color and shape — just like the plants they depend on. Insects have specialized eyes, mouths, legs and wings that allow them to interact with plants and animals in unusual and interesting ways.

You can take a Bug Safari anywhere, just step outside to discover the wonderful world of insects.

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