Here are the boys looking for crickets under the pine straw. We found several large crickets.
listening for crickets
We finished the cricket study at home the next day. The boys enjoyed listening to and watching the cricket play his song.
Instead of drawing a cricket, which I thought might be too frustrating for little hands, I printed off a cricket and they boys colored the cricket and labeled the parts.
Boo's cricket...5 years old
Bo's cricket...6 years old
LouLou's cricket ended up cut into tiny pieces with the scissors;-)