QUOTE:When the bee comes to your house, let her have beer; you may want to visit the bee's house some day. Congo Proverb
THEORY: Bees are amazing insects that provide hours of interest to the natural scientist, the artist, the photographer, the environmentalist, the historian and the gardener. We can all learn so much about their society and achievements and they are literally right in our own backyard.
Look at your natural environment to get to know one of the most amazing insects on the planet.
Attracting bees to your garden by planting flowers, trees, fruits and herbs that bees love to pollinate. It is a great way to naturally increase the beauty and fruitfulness of your garden.
Beekeeping, yes, serious - beekeeping for children. All they need is the right hive, a good suit and some help to start of. Did you know the scouts use to have a Beekeeping Merit badge?
None is needed unless you decide to become beekeepers
The Honey Makers by Gail Gibbons introduces young readers to honeybees and bee culture through pictures.
Bees, Hives, Honey!: Beekeeping for Children by Tim Rowe is full of colour photos showing how to build a hive, how to catch a swarm, how to look after the bees, and harvest the honey.
|Chidren help build a pollinator garden which will be full of plants to attract bees|