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from 101 Things for Kids To Do Outside by Dawn Isaac

Butterflies are a lot like children. They are both more than happy just eating sugar. However, unlike children, butterflies can do this without running around like maniacs afterwards and feeling slightly ill.

So, why not use some sugar to set up a butterfly feeder in your backyard and watch to see which butterflies visit?

Make a Butterfly Feeder

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June is Camping Month, and we can’t wait to get out into the great outdoors and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

We also can’t wait to fire up the camp stove and cook over the fire. Because we know a camper can’t survive on s’mores alone, we’ve turned to the Happy Camper himself, Kevin Callan, and the delicious recipes in his book The New Trailside Cookbook for some camping snack inspiration.

Written in collaboration with registered dietitian and nutrition expert Margaret Howard, this book features 100 tasty camping recipes that you can prepare at home and then serve on the go.

From a fruity dessert to the best trail mix you’ll ever taste, these are the go-to treats you’ll want to take on every camping trip this summer.

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The days are getting warmer, brighter, and longer, and that means summer is on its way!

We’ve already fired up the barbecue and started planning our summer holidays, but what we really can’t wait for is to spend more time enjoying the great outdoors.

Since June is Great Outdoors Month, we’ve pulled together the Firefly Great Outdoors Instagram Challenge to inspire you to get outside and enjoy the wonders of nature.

The challenge is simple: we want you to post one photo each day for the whole month of June, each one inspired by the great outdoors.

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