Insect Fun Facts

  • The honeybee has to travel an average of 43,000 miles to collect enough nectar to make a pound of honey!

  • Honeybees have hair on their eyes.

  • Some male spiders pluck their cobwebs like a guitar, to attract female spiders.

  • A mosquito flaps its wings 500 times a second.

  • Only male crickets can chirp.

  • Dragonflies can fly up to 50 miles per hour.

  • A cockroach can live for up to 3 weeks without its head!

  • The desert locust is the world’s most destructive insect. It can eat it’s own weight in food every day. Large swarms can gobble up to 20,000 tons of grain and plants in a day.

  • Night butterflies have ears on their wings so they can avoid bats.

  • Many butterflies can taste with their feet to find out if the leaf they‘re on is good for laying eggs.

Tiffany
Founder of Kids Activities Blogs ~
Welcome to my creative spot on the net. I'm a Special Education Paraeducator, former Homeschooler, and married mother of 4 creative kids. I have over 20 years experience working with kids of all ages. I enjoy camping, photography, graphic design, running this website and being with my family. My online adventure began almost 6 years ago.

Tiffany

Founder of Kids Activities Blogs ~ Welcome to my creative spot on the net. I'm a Special Education Paraeducator, former Homeschooler, and married mother of 4 creative kids. I have over 20 years experience working with kids of all ages. I enjoy camping, photography, graphic design, running this website and being with my family. My online adventure began almost 6 years ago.

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