Crinkleroot picture and text from: “Crinkleroot’s GUIDE TO KNOWING BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS” By Jim Arnosky. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Looking for moths is a wonderful way to teach kids about nature. Moths are easy to find and can be found everywhere. Kids love to go outside and explore, and they love mothing! Check out these links to information and fun activities:
Moth Coloring Book – Alison Ainsworth, NMW participant from Ontario, Canda, has a little one who is too small to stay up late – so she made her a coloring book soshe can play along too. Alison kindly shares the coloring book with the mothing community. Click here for a PDF version of the book.
The children’s Butterfly Site [BAMONA]
Moth Fun Facts, Coloring sheets, and more at http://mothnight.webs.com/education.htm
Kids of all ages – Send us your mothing stories, moth drawing, and ideas for mothing activities with kids. Share photos from your mothing adventures on National Moth Week Flickr group. Some images maybe chosen to be featured on the NMW website, if interested please set permissions to Creative Commons.