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Best of Wonder at Home

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For the last 14 weeks, we've been able to share amazing facts, fun crafts, informative videos, and more to help bring wonder to your home. We're so proud that we've been able to play a part in your homeschooling journey, while giving you and your young scientist some fun along the way. We've been overwhelmed by your support and response, and are proud to have provided daily wonder in ways no one else has.

Please enjoy some of our readers' favorite videos, activities, crafts and more in this special week-long series. Starting July 6, we'll be kicking off a new series to help keep you connected to nature and science all summer.

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"Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep"

Are your littles missing our daily Story Time? One of our favorite storytellers, Rebecca, has recorded a special digital Story Time for you! Click here to watch her read "Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep."

First Flight Butterfly Release!

Even though we're currently closed to the public, we still have butterflies and moths that need to be released into the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. We filmed one of these releases so you can still see it and participate from home! Click here to check out the video.

Make a coffee filter butterfly

In addition to the gorgeous exotic butterflies in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven, there are so many beautiful butterflies that are native to our area! Click here for an at-a-glance guide, and when you're all done, try your hand at making your own butterfly out of coffee filters! Click here for details.

Make your own insect

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We've explored some cool insects, now it's your turn to make your own! Click here for our instructions on how to use recyclables to make your own cool creature. Be sure to share your creations with us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Color your favorite lizard!

Love lizards as much as we do? Check out these amazing coloring sheets to explore different lizards and then print and color your favorite. Click here for intricate coloring sheets, and click here for more general options.

Behind the Scenes

All summer, our education team will be offering virtual professional development opportunities for teachers in grade K-8. Click here to learn more about Summer Remote Science on the Go. Or, sign up for our educator newsletter here.

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