Mr. Brown's Bees
Mr. Brown’s orchard is a-bloom and ready for the busy work of his bees. He invites Martin and Sylvia to help prepare the hives, and Sylvia enthusiastically joins in. Martin, however, is apprehensive. He’s been stung before. But when Daddy gives a lesson on bees, Martin learns how much he has in common with the helpful workers.
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Sparkle Craft: Daddy's Pollination Game
A beekeeper once told me—about 30 seconds before he pulled the lid off of a box full of tens of thousands of stinging insects just few feet away—that no one has lukewarm feelings the first time they look inside a beehive. You'll either instantly be drawn closer in fascinated awe, or you'll want to run away as fast as your feet can carry you.