Science for Littles: Camouflage
We were playing outside when Emma nearly stepped on this moth, prompting a discussion of camouflage and how many animals are designed to blend into local vegetation. I brought out our magnifying glass, and all three kids examined the moth closely:
Then they found a bunch of other things to look at through the magnifying glass:
And eventually turned to general goofiness:
We put the magnifying glass away when they decided to see how far its hinges would bend in the wrong direction…
I’m linking this post up to Science Sunday at Adventures in Mommydom and Show and Tell at ABC and 123.