This week’s elementary science class co-op included a taste of “Willy Wonka-type flowers.” In continuing their studies of insects, the kids made these “flowers” with dish washing scrubbers and then put sugar water into them to attract bees and other creatures.
Beth put Cameron and Dayton’s flowers in with some real plants in our patio. The next day it was so chilly that we didn’t see any creatures buzzing, flying or crawling around outside. So we’ve had no success in attracting anything yet. Oh, except for Kristin’s little 2 year-old boy, Justin. He discovered the sweet water and was observed dipping his finger into them and overheard saying, “Yum!”
Maybe Willy Wonka would have been proud of our “flowers” but this was supposed to be a science experiment!