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Great activities from National Museums Scotland for Insect Week, to get you out and about, exploring the incredible world of insects and other invertebrates.

Make a bug hotel to make your outdoor space more bug friendly, create a beetle or butterfly out of recycled materials, go on bug safari on your home, garden or out on a walk and catch live bugs by making a simple pitfall trap.

Illustration of an ant in a pitwith a board across the top with a rock on it.
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