Small things!

“If a mite that lives on a snail is called a snail mite…” says TV presenter and wildlife expert Nick Baker to a group of school children. “What do you call a mite that lives on a slug?” The pupils at St Anne’s Catholic Primary School are hanging onto his every word, enthralled to find… Continue reading Small things!

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Autumn delights, remembering rarities and shiny treasures

It’s time for fantastic fungi, stunning autumn leaf colour and bushes strewn with a profusion of nuts and berries. Get out and enjoy nature’s splendour, stomp through crunchy fallen leaves and inspire kids to become autumn tree and leaf detectives. Take a spotter sheet and identify fallen leaves and discover which nuts and seeds come… Continue reading Autumn delights, remembering rarities and shiny treasures