Challenge: Build a Bee Hotel

Bee Hotels for Other Bees and Wasps.

  While other non-honey making pollinators are not as popular as the honeybee, they are still valuable for helping 1/3 of our food supply thrive. We can do what we can to help them as well.

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Many of these pollinators don’t live in a hive, but are solitary insects. They need help with habitat too. Find hollow sticks like bamboo, or wooden slices and drill various holes in them with a drill press or drill.

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Fill a wooden box or house with them to give the insects a place to live make sure they are in a place where they can be undisturbed, and near a food source like a flower garden. There are many examples of bee hotels online. Here are a few photos. You can make them big or small.

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There’s more here! Check out the Links Below.

Click Here to Read About Local Bees and Wasps.

Click Here to See our Project

Click here to see how we are working with the Washington Pavilion.

Click Here for Challenge 1

Click Here for Challenge 2

Click Here to Play a Bee Game on Scratch