The children are fantastic investigators and have been carefully observing the ants in our ant farm. They’ve been very surprised by how quickly the ants create and dig out their tunnels. Since there has been such a genuine interest in the ants, I’ve added some other insects for the children to examine. They love to get out the magnifying glasses and watch the ants work. They named the area our “Insect Corner”. Many of these young scientists have been choosing to spend their time reading and learning about ants, and then sharing their new learning with their classmates during Morning Meeting.
Did you know that ants don’t have lungs? Instead, they breathe through tiny holes in their sides- Spiracles