Nature Detectives

Saturday, August 20th 2011

A lovely warm and dry day saw 25 children ready to set off to be Nature Detectives.  Sophie's group went one way, whilst Elizabeth's went the other.  We were looking for prickly, tickly, smelly, sticky things and we all did well finding them!  Thistles were prickly and the long grass was tickly.  Many 7 Spot Ladybirds were seen.  It was decided that this one was just a little tickly!

Boy with ladybird

Another task was to make a palette of colours from the plants.  Only tiny pieces were allowed to be picked.  Here you can see some of the completed ones.

children with finished palettes

children with palettes

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