Latrodectus is a broadly distributed genus of spiders with several species that together are referred to as true widows. This group is composed of those often loosely called black widow spider, brown widow spiders, and similar spiders. However, such general “common names” are of limited use as the diversity of species is much greater. A member of the Theridiidae family, this genus contains 32 species, which include several North American “Black Widows” (Southern Black Widow Latrodectus mactans, Western Black Widow Latrodectus hesperus, and Northern Black Widow Latrodectus variolus). In addition to these in North America are also the Red Widow Latrodectus bishopi and the Brown Widow Latrodectus geometricus, which, in addition to North America, has a much wider geographic distribution. Elsewhere, others include the European black widow (Latrodectus tredecimguttatus), the Australian Redback Black Widow (Latrodectus hasseltii), several different species in Southern Africa that can be called Button spiders, and the South American black widow spiders (Latrodectus corallinus and Latrodectus curacaviensis). Species vary widely in size. In most cases, the females are dark-coloured, but some may have lighter bodies or even reddish. Many can have red, white or brown markings on the upper-side (dorsal) of the abdomen. Some can be readily identifiable by reddish markings on the central underside (ventral) abdomen, which are often hourglass-shaped.
Coloring isn't just for children ever again. It is also a great way to keep the kids busy and engaged, and provide some quiet time for everyone. There are distinct colors of life, of feeling and so forth.
Valentine's day activities include coloring – drawing cards, writing worksheets or some games related to it, that always has as main element the hearts; spelling – this referring to puzzles, games with missing letters, unscrambling, word questions, or making up some Valentine's day wishlist; composition activities such as writing love poems, even to your friends, building valentine's sentences starting from a word given, or even grammar activities. Let's not forget about learning to say ”I love you” in as many languages as possible.
You have a greater tool – your PC – that can be helpful to get the printouts of diverse colorful sheets. Guide the children, exclusively during the holidays to add illustrations to the colorful-page, and showcase them around the prominent places of the house. This will give them, a sense of pride and joy for their creativity, and would lead to further productive pursuits. Thus, you will witness that there are massive advantages of coloring-page relatively to coloring books. Coloring sheet are economical, costing you only a couple of cents in ink and paper rather than a few dollars for a coloring book.
School-age Children. In order to keep the children interested in the art and beauty of butterflies, there are websites that provide more advanced butterfly patterns to be printed for the older children. These butterfly pictures are more meticulous, with additional backgrounds that the children can also color and to enhance their creativity. In addition to coloring books, there are other items for this age group to color such as bookmarks and posters.