Bugs are everywhere! Ok, maybe they aren’t everywhere – but there’s a lot of bugs in a lot of places. The fact is, it’s good to know your bugs. Knowing the differences between common bugs will make you feel better about them, impress your friends, and even help keep you and your family safe!

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Activity Sheets

Here you can find fun activities for you and your children to help teach them about bugs. You might even learn something, too!

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Interesting Facts

Know your bug trivia? Test it out! These fascinating facts will help you learn more about bugs and what makes them unique!

Share your activities!

Did you have fun with the activity sheets? Want to show your friends, the world, and maybe even win a prize? Submit a picture of your finished activity sheets for a chance to win!

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Activity sheet of the week.

This week, you’ll have to look really closely to match the shadow!

Did you know?

Bed Bugs Edition

They have big appetites

Bed bugs eat blood (ew!), and they can ingest up to 7x their own body weight in a single feeding!

They are sneaky little pests

Bed bugs are not only small and hard to spot, but they have chemicals in their saliva (spit) that allow them to numb their prey’s skin when they feed!

They aren't big on moving

The average bed bug won’t move more than 30 ft. in its lifetime. They depend on their hosts to travel and aren’t able to jump or fly!

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They adapt to schedules

Bed bugs won’t only come out at night! If the people they’re after sleep during the day, they’re more than happy to come out to feed in the light.