Butterfly days; out and about

The final installment of our butterfly adventures took us out and about, here are some of the things we did. The Big butterfly count; using a spotter sheet downloaded from butterfly conservation Visiting a butterfly house; our local zoo has … Continue reading

Butterfly days

I’m sorry it’s been a long time again hasn’t it! I realised while organising photos recently that I hadn’t shared with you the butterfly themed activities we did alongside raising 10 beautiful butterflies.  Over the next couple of posts I … Continue reading

Then there were 10!

The following day the remaining 8 butterflies emerged while we weren’t looking.  We kept them for a further 4 days, observing their every movement and feeding them up on fruit and sugary water.  When the rain stopped and the sun … Continue reading

Day 27: Look what I found!

Look what I found! Words I heard a lot of on the evening of the 27th while hosting a group of beavers (the child variety) for a very soggy pond dip. And now look what I found, isn’t it beautiful…

Day 25: Longing to be beside the sea…

For me, day 25 brought more of the same, sanding, gardening and making friends with minibeasts.  E and M, very fond of the seaside and with an impending visit to celebrate their birthday, also did a bit of sea themed … Continue reading

Day 23: Wild teacher

Day 23 I stepped into my role of wild teacher to more than two as thirty little ones arrived at our local nature reserve.  In the morning they adopted the role of nature detectives, discovering the wildlife living at the … Continue reading

Day 20: Pond dipping

Day 20 we had a whole host of fun… breakfast in the garden, making a car ramp out of an old pallet (I provided the materials, they did the rest!), playing with construction vehicles and natural objects, lunch in the … Continue reading

Day 12: Wild numbers

On the eve of the 11th day I travelled to London with my little sis to see Hanson in concert, those that know me know this is a HUGE deal! We missed the last tube and had quite an adventure … Continue reading