Summer Insect Study With the Outdoor Hour Challenge

As the season gets started, you may wish to plan a few summer insect nature studies. There’s such a wealth of knowledge about insects in the Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock. Using the lessons along with the Outdoor Hour Challenge will make you confident to tackle insect nature study this summer. You won’t need to travel far to find an insect to learn about with your children!

Summer Insect Studies

Suggested Insects

  • Dragonfly
  • Cricket
  • Mosquito
  • Ladybug
  • Firefly
  • Moth
  • Yellow Jacket

You can find a complete list of the insects in the archives by clicking the “Insect” tab at the top of the website or clicking the button below.

Outdoor Hour Challenge Insect Nature Study Challenges Index @handbookofnaturestudy

If the insect is included in an ebook here on the website, you’ll find it noted after the insect name. Members have access to the ebook challenge along with the accompanying notebook pages, coloring page, and images.

Ultimate Naturalist Library September 2017 @handbookofnaturestudy

If you’d like to purchase a membership to have all of the ebooks at your fingertips, you can click the graphic above. Please use the discount code SUMMER5 to receive $5 off an Ultimate Naturalist membership.

Printables for Members Button

Members also have access to the printables library with additional insect related notebooking pages and activities.

 Handbook of Nature Study Newsletter June 2016 cover

Members may wish to download and print the June 2016 newsletter for even more insect study ideas and printables!

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