It’s a fascinating LEARNING EXPERIENCE! Ants are one of the best teachers for kids to observe their behaviors and learn from their hardworking, diligence, endurance, team-working, and life cycle.
It’s SCIENCE, BIOLOGY, and MATH. Take this chance to teach the kids the fun and inspiring facts about ants!
It’s all about CREATING QUALITY TIME and bonding opportunities between adults and kids by watching ants, rather than playing video games, keeping kids busy and concentrating on the ecosystem.
It’s simply PRESSURE RELIEF! Ants are quietly working and digging in the clear gel. Their small bodies are full of power!
Live ants are not included. Please buy ants from trustworthy sources and carefully check if they arrive alive and kicking. If you catch them yourselves, please look for ants over 1/4” long.
Normally the ants will live for about 2 to 6 months. Here are a few recommendations to keep them live longer.
Have the ant farm ready before the ants check in
First 24 hours are critical. Leave them alone in a quiet place before the digging starts.
Always tighten the lid to avoid ants escaping
Queen ant is not a must, but having one in the system will help the colony survive longer
Share your tips or experiences to help other ant farmers!
Fun facts about ants to learn and share 1. Ants have superhuman strength Ants are ridiculously strong. They have the ability to carry between 10 and 50 times their own body weight!
2. Ants "talk" using chemical Ants are able to communicate and cooperate effectively by using chemicals known as "pheromones". Through these chemicals, ants are able to send simple messages to their fellows, alerting them to danger or indicating when food has been located.