This page collects most of the fun stuff on the site. Everything on the site is fun, but these are fun on purpose.
1) A PDF of cicada images you can download for coloring (PDF 1MB)
What it looks like:
2) Another PDF of cicada images to color, cut out or otherwise repurpose for fun and enjoyment. (PDF file 3.3MB).
3) Cicada Cursors if you like to customize your PC (Windows). Unfortunately, it’s one of those things that only works on Windows.
Technically you can use CSS to make them appear on desktop web pages as well.
6) Six Cicada Experiments you can perform.
7) Use the Periodical Cicada Emergence Checklist to track your enjoyment of a periodical cicada emergence.
8) Gallery of Wacky Cicada Images from the Past:
Brood X emerged in 2004, around the same time the iPod silhouette commercials were popular:
People worry if cicadas are safe to eat, especially for pets.
Do you have a cicada sipping on the root of your Xmas tree?
I remember the first time I became aware of Australian cicadas. I made this image. (Cicadas are not marsupials)
People worry if cicadas will spoil their weddings. This is an image of a cicada bride.
Cicadas on a Plane. There wasn’t much cicada news going on when I made this…
My minions helping to write the blog:
Keep Calm – They’re Only 17-Year Cicadas Meme.