Are you getting antsy to get out of the house? The ants of Minnesota are, and soon they’ll be busy at work for the season! From your kitchen floor to sidewalks, ants are everywhere! Discover the secrets of ants, how they spend the winters, what they’re saying to one another, and find out what exactly they are doing moving all that dirt around. Learn more about ants from the DNR Young Naturalists site.
I couldn’t come up with a whole ant-based meal for family meal time, but how about Ants On A Log for an appetizer.
If your children really enjoy the Free Family Fundays and you want to encourage their nature exploration, our Amazon store carries a Science on a Nature Walk Kit, which would be fun to bring along on these outings and to use in your own backyard.