Springtime’s Colorful Arrival: The Gerber Life Family Times, Spring Edition

Springtime QuizAre you hearing more birds chirping in the morning when you wake up? Have you noticed little green daffodil stems pushing up through the ground? If so, they can only mean one thing: it’s the start of spring!

Mother Nature certainly knows how to make a great first impression. From blooms to bugs to baby animals, there are so many different things to see, smell, hear and touch in early spring.

This issue of Gerber Life Family Times suggests some great ways to celebrate the first signs of springtime with your kids. To start things off, enjoy the seasonal quiz below. Do you know the special features that Mother Nature designed for each of the following?

1. When a ladybug takes flight, how many times per second does it flap its wings?

A. 20                      B. 35                      C. 60                      D. 85

 

2. How many miles can a Monarch butterfly migrate each year?

A. 100                    B. 1,500                C. 2,000                D. 5,000

 

3. Which Springtime vegetable comes in green, white and purple varieties?

A. Spinach           B. Asparagus      C. Broccoli           D. Corn

 

Answers:

  1. D
  2. C
  3. B

 

Source:

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/ladybug/

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/monarch-butterflies/

http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/?page_id=789

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