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Sky Bugs

Did you know insects were the very first fliers? That’s right, they took to the air even before birds. What can we learn about flying from these buzzy bugs?

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Ask About Today

If you could be an insect for a day, which one would you be?

Explore

est. 20 min

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Insect Superpowers

Flying insects like dragonflies can do some amazing things. Watch as the Wild Kratts explore and activate their insect superpowers!

Trees Made of Butterflies

Monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles each year, gathering in huge swarms in Mexico. Want to see? We do! Fly in on the wings of a hummingbird drone in this video from PBS.

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How Do Insects Fly?

Sometimes their wings move so fast, they’re hard to see. So this scientist slowed them waaaaaay down.

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Earth’s Loudest Bugs

Cicadas are one of the loudest winged insects on earth. And this summer, there will be a whole lot of them around. Find out more with SciShow Kids!

Create

est. 15 min

Shape Some Flying Bug Friends

Grab your CK Jr. toolkit and make some high-flying insects. Try rolling Play Doh to make a dragonfly, a bee, and a butterfly. Which one is your favorite?

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Read

est. 10 min

More About Monarchs

Monarch butterflies are incredible insects! Find out more in this book by Gail Gibbons.

Move

est. 5 min

Butterfly Yoga

Do you know how to do a butterfly yoga pose? You will now!

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