People sometimes assume that spiders are insects. But in fact, they are relatives of insects. They are part of a group called arachnids (uh- RACK-nidz). Other arachnids include scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen. Good for compare/contrast at school.
Who knew this was SO easy to make! Just 3 ingredients and you'll have a natural, non-toxic, safe for kids and pets solution to help repel spiders, ants, and other common pests! I'm loving this DIY repellent for around the home this summer!
A male peacock spider (Maratus speciosus) showing off to a prospective bride. The suitor's "face" is complete with eyes, nose, a mouth and even ginger hair. Our tiny beast is four to five millimetres in length.