Summer Fun Activity: Make Your Own Mosquito Repellent

Ah, summer — picnics, camping, outdoor games, holiday celebrations … and mosquitoes!  While you are looking for something to keep little hands busy between outdoor fun activities, experiment with different ways of making your own mosquito repellent!

While you are at it, you can learn what causes mosquitoes to prefer one person over another, and learn what you can do to be a non-preferred mosquito host.

You may also have fun learning more about these (and other) insects.

Ah, summer!

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10 Ways to Use Notebooking: #7 Science
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