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Jibblie x 13

July 29, 2013

School

Did you know that I am a huge baby? (Ha. I just had a vision of a huge baby.)

I mean that I am a big weenie when it comes to bugs. I have only held a ladybug once and a worm twice. (Well, two different worms, each one time.) Bugs are fascinating, but man, they creep me out!

Today at school one of my guys brought in a whole little bucket of cicada shells. “Awesome!” I said, while I fainted a little inside. I quickly drew some circles with numbers inside, and the other adults thought I was making a great counting activity.

(They were actually tiny little jail cells. Stay in there, creepy little bug jackets.)

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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8 Responses to “Jibblie x 13”

  1. Lloyd Said on:

    You should have a tiny little warden.

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  2. Peggy Said on:

    Thank goodness he only brought the shells! Ack….even those are super creepy!

    Bugs freak me out too….and especially beetles at this time of the year. I will run around like a mad person rather than just sit in my seat & swat them away. It’s embarrassing but I can’t help it.

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  3. Peggy Said on:

    PS. It’s funny you mention the image of a huge baby. I’ve recently been creeped out by that very thing…..twice.

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  4. Brad Said on:

    I would have been that kid bringing the shells. I loved bugs! I still think they’re interesting. Did you know that houseflies find sugar with their feet, which are 10 million times more sensitive than human tongues?

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  5. Curt Said on:

    One of my favorite bugs is the rhino beetle. First time I saw one was on Mom and Dad’s farm down in MO.

    (the video is for the creep factor) 🙂

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zq9ba5Xf0Q

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