Building a Bumble Bee House: Constructing a bumble
bee house is a fun project that takes between 45 and 90 minutes to
complete. By clicking on the link below the picture you can download and
print out a set of instructions and photographs that will guide you
through the project.
Optional Ideas: If you are
handy, you can build smaller or different shaped Bumble Bee Houses.
To make the joints stronger consider gluing them. This will also
make them more weather proof. Attaching the lid with hinges is an
option if you want easier access to the inside of the house.
Important: It is very important that the roof
overhangs the entire house to keep water out. Also the base must
be inside of the walls to prevent water seeping in at the bottom.
Damp/moldy nesting material is not a popular nesting choice with Bee