Thursday, May 9, 2013

Praying Mantis

 

Back in the winter Larry found three praying mantis cocoons. We left them outside. A couple of weeks ago we brought one in, put it in a jar and made tiny holes in the top for air.

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Guess what? It hatched the other day!

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How cool are those little bitty praying mantis?

 

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We spent some time observing them! Nothing like hands on learning and observation!

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It was really fun examining them with a magnifying glass!

 

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Kaden wanted Daddy to see them so we kept them until he came home from work!

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Time to let them go. We decided the lilac bush looked like a nice safe spot to free them.

 

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Leaving the nest….errr… cocoon!

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So what nature have your brought in to observe lately?

1 comment:

Corina said...

Wow - soooo cool! : )