Just before the school half term holiday started, I laid out a few wet weather plans for if/when it was raining and guess what it did indeed rain on my days off. All three of them! So we spent the a lot of time indoors (although we did buy Bo some new waterproof trousers, most days we chose to be lazy instead), not great from a wildlife watching point of view (although the BBC Springwatch programme helped a little), and we did manage to do a little on Saturday (even though I was working most of the daylight hours) for the Big Garden Bio Blitz.
School is back so here is what we did
We ended up doing a number of animal related word searches, lots of colouring (Bo was desperate to get the painted Ladies accurate) and some crafting in making masks; Osprey (see Below) and Otter and finger puppets; Red Kite (see above).
|Bo’s Osprey Mask (coloured in by here, design from RSPB)|
Not much else to report I’m afraid, I hope to get out and about a bit more this week (From Wednesday onwards, as working nights the next two). Although I did hear my first Sedge Warbler and Cetti’s Warbler of the year, although these we not on the patch and were on my ride to work past Willen Lake.
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