30 days Wild!

During June we have been following the Wildlife Trust’s initiative, 30 Days Wild, encouraging us to get out and get active.

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/30dayswil

In Mini explorers this week Reception made binoculars with Mrs Mitzman.

First we took two cardboard rolls.

Next we joined them together using tape.

Then we were able to look through them and become wildlife detectives! We saw some wonderful things in nature; leaves, flowers, birds and lots mini beasts.

Did you know that it is National insect week?

The Royal Entomological Society’s National Insect Week Logo (PRNewsfoto/National Insect Week 2018)

This encourages us all, whatever our age to learn and discover more about the insects around us.

“Insects are by far the most diverse and ecologically important group of animals in land habitats, there are over 24,000 known species of insect in the United Kingdom, with hundreds of species to be found in almost every garden and green space. With so many species to consider and study it is important to group the most similar species together in a way that makes sense. Insects are therefore grouped into ‘Orders’…”

                                                                                                                                                                                  Royal Entomalogical Society.

For more information  please see: https://www.insectweek.co.uk/discover-insects