Bats are one of the most well-known animals found inside and near caves. They often use caves for roosting and hibernation purposes because caves form protected areas and have consistent temperatures all year long. Unfortunately, these amazing creatures often get a bad rap and are misunderstood. Perhaps it’s the association with Halloween and vampires that has everyone scared of these furry creatures. Hopefully when you’re finished with this lesson, you’ll appreciate bats and be able to share their awesomeness with your family and friends. You can introduce the topic of bats to your kids by reading them the following statements. Allow them time to guess whether each statement is true or false and why. Then go through the explanations together, and learn more about the brilliance of bats!