Shop the Muse: World Bee Day

by Shelby Smith

 

Today is World Bee Day! 🐝

Did you know that three out of four crops across the globe producing fruits, or seeds for use as human food depend on bees and other pollinators?

Pollinators, such as bees, butterflies, bats, and hummingbirds, are increasingly under threat from human activities. World Bee Day is a day to bring awareness to these threats that are pushing pollinator populations closer to extinction.

Here are a couple items from Shop the Muse that can help you teach your little ones about the importance of bees!

 

Image featuring a painting by Danielle Fixico of the side profile of an indigenous woman with a tear streaming down her face.  Text in the background of the artwork featuring various words and phrases such as: daughters, no peace, justice, #notinvisible, etc.  On the right side is a block of red with text reading "WEAR RED ON MAY 5TH / National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls."

 

The Little Bee Finger Puppet Book takes your toddler through a rhyming, fun-filled day in the life of a bee. $10.99

The Hug a Honey Bee Kit includes a happy bee plush toy, and the Honorary Beekeeper’s Guide, which contains fun and interesting bee facts. $12.99

Available for curbside pick-up from the Lake of the Woods Museum. Call 807-467-2105 to place your order.

We hope you have a bee-autiful day! 🌼🐝

Did you know?

In 1916 Kenora produced the most flour of any city in Canada. Between the Lake of the Woods Milling Company in Keewatin and the Maple Leaf Milling in Kenora they produced 13,000 barrels of flour a day

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