craft idea for kids makes a great little house for children to put insects and
ladybugs in and
view them without the bugs escaping.
Use paints or markers to decorate the oatmeal container.
Use a knife (adults do this part) to make a couple of H-shaped cuts in the
container. Then you can open these flaps outward to act as window
shutters. Also cut a small door near the bottom of the container.
Paint and decorate the door and shutters with paint or markers.
Roll up the screen so it fits inside the container. Be sure that the edges
of the screen overlap slightly where they meet. This screen keeps the
insects from leaving there house and entering yours :-)
Have your children place a little grass in the bottom of the container and then
they can start collecting insects and ladybugs.