My 5 year old son is really into the bees with me, he thinks they are just super cool. My 8 year old daughter on the other hand, not so much....wonder if it was because of that one that crawled into her ear last year??:scratch: Regardless, I was just thinking yesterday that I just don't have time right now to paint any hives and I need them painted, I am currently using bare equipment, so why not have the kids paint a couple for me, they can paint whatever they want on it to make them feel that it was their hive. I think once I show my daughter your pics, she'll be more into wanting to paint one. Thanks for the pics!