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...What you need hammers nails different coloured wool a bow saw protective gloves large tree branches and parts of tree trunksWhat you do Before the activity: Source a supply of wood (perhaps from your local council). Take your resources...
...Finding Snails Snails are easy to catch and easy for the children to observe because they move slowly. Different species of snail have interesting and attractive shells. They spiral in different directions, clockwise or anticlockwise...
...Here are some ideas for ways in which you can develop the outdoor area around your setting to make it more attractive to all sorts of different wildlife. Some of the suggestions are very simple and straightforward and will give results...
...What you need pipe or tube made of wood small bamboo canes that will fit inside the pipe rough garden stringWhat are they learning? There are many different species of bee that will nest in tunnels and tubes. The female...
...What you need pictures or small world versions of the stages of development of a butterfly a parachute or large piece of lightweight fabric the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Puffin)Music suggestion A song about...
...What you need a butterfly garden magnifying glasses ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ book life cycle books fine felt pens and clipboards a calendarKeywords eggs caterpillar cocoon butterfly hatch change legs wings fly crawl wriggle eat drink...
...What you need small, clear jars with lids bug collectors, Pooters or Bug Jars magnifying glasses camera bug spotting book clipboards or whiteboardsKeywords spider beetle ladybird worm snail slug ant greenfly wasp bee woodlouse creature legs...
...What you need Recorded music or access to YouTube – see ‘Songs and music’ Short lengths of velvet ribbon, each with a loop sewn at one end and pompom or googly eyes Two picture cards of a bumblebee and a snail Collage materialsWhat you do...
...What you need Plasticine or modelling clay A table Flowers and leaves cut out from sheets of card, in differing coloursBefore you start Look at pictures of snails and discuss the key vocabulary below. Ask questions such as: How do snails...
...Finding Frogspawn and Tadpoles Frogs and toads are protected species in the United Kingdom. It is important that you collect only a small amount of frogspawn with the permission of the pond owner and that you return the spawn or tadpoles...