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Creating a bird bath

Creating a bird bath

We love the RSPB activities. We have already made hedgehog cafes and gone Pond Dipping and rock pooling so this time we decided to give making a bird bath a go a bird bath. Here are some tips for making a bird bath; Bird baths should be shallow rather than deep. A good rule of thumb is no more than 3 inches deep. A graduated edge is good, too, so birds can ease their way in to a level that’s comfortable for…

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Pond Dipping and rock pooling

Pond Dipping and rock pooling

Have you heard about the RSPB wild challenge? Sometimes it is helpful to have some extra ideas for things to do outdoors. If you are struggling for some ideas then pop over and give the wild challenge a go. The children (and us adults) are really enjoying working through the list of activities. We have already built a bug hotel and hedgehog cafe so next on the challenge list we thought we would do rock pooling and pool dipping. Both activities…

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Building Hedgehog Cafes

Building Hedgehog Cafes

After so many people loved seeing the bug hotel we created it seemed only fair that we gave the hedgehogs some love. We have also discovered the RSPB wildlife challenge,  we love a challenge and of course medals so we thought we would give it a go. Making the hotel Hedgehogs are notoriously private animals, only coming out at night, and running at the first sign of a predator. With this in mind, the hedgehog cafe needs to be strong,…

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