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Ant Cities, Arthur Dorros, NY: HarperCollins, 1986.

Star Review Draw an oversize likeness of an ant. Label all the body parts.

Star Review Investigate the possibility of setting up an ant farm.

Star Review Locate and read Two Bad Ants. Extend the story with additional adventures which might have occurred.

lifting ant

Star Review Using the library's catalog, research information about ants. Some possible sources: The Amazing World of Ants, Ants, Ants Are Fun, Hidden Messages, The Ants, Hey, Little Ant, The Ant Bully, Ants at Work: How an Insect Society is Organized, Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration.

Star Review Check out a book or recording of "The Ants Go Marching" and have a group learn to sing it. Create other verses.

Star Review Learn about the social organizations of other animals, for example: bees, other insects, or elephants (Elephant Families), and explore differences and similarities with ants.

Special thanks to Anne Morrison and Sue Penny, Librarians, El Paso Independent School District.

line o' ants
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