Over the past few weeks, we have been observing a large variety of spiders and their respective webs on our nature outings. As the webs are relatively complex, the kids haven’t yet felt comfortable truly sketching them in their journals. I thereby present a photo essay of some of our favorites.
Sheet Web ?
Funnel Web (observed in 2009)
Unknown Spider … no web nearby
Black & Yellow Garden Spider on Orb Web
Tunnel web next to a very interesting fungus
My kiddos said, “Mom, when are we going to do a fungus challenge? Barb?
It doesn’t show in the picture, but there was web within the circle
Garden spiders observed cooperatively building a web … or so we presume.
An orb web captured on paper in hopes of observing more details and integrating into our math curriculum.
Barb-Harmony Art Mom
October 28, 2011 at 5:41 pm
Great collection of webs for your study this time. I always love a good orb web…and your spider was really big! The video was interesting, something I have never seen before too.
Thanks so much for sharing your link with the OHC carnival.
PS I did a series of fungus challenges a few years ago and they had the least participation of any challenges ever. I personally love a good fungus study so I will try to include one soon.
October 31, 2011 at 1:23 pm
That funnel web is wonderful!
October 31, 2011 at 10:12 pm
You found a lot of different types of webs, very cool.
November 1, 2011 at 1:26 pm
Oh wow! What variety – and, yes, what a large spider!
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