Bugs! – An Animal Planet Chapter Book – review and giveaway

Bugs!

It’s no big secret that we love insects here and I’m a big fan of the Animal Planet Chapter Book series, so when I spotted that they’ve released a Bugs! book, I just knew we had to take a closer look. Published by Liberty Street and distributed via GMC Distribution,… Continue reading »

300 Fantastic Facts books range from Miles Kelly

300 Fantastic Facts books range from Miles Kelly

Monkey may still be lagging behind with his reading but this boy certainly does love information and the 300 Fantastic Facts books range from Miles Kelly has gone down rather well here.  The books are primarily aimed at children aged 7 years and over. The 300 Fantastic Facts books range from… Continue reading »

My Spanish Country Kid

My Spanish Country Kid

I promised Fiona at Coombe Mill that I’d have a Spanish theme for a Country Kids post following our trip to my parents last month – well here it is.  Monkey is my Spanish Country Kid, enjoying time with Guru Gramps, our resident bug hunter and his Granny. Monkey’s first… Continue reading »

Create mini-habitats for birds, mammals and bugs

This weekend’s RSPB #homesfornature challenge sees us trying to create mini-habitats for birds, mammals and bugs. In previous weeks we have made a wildlife pond, a hedgehog home, a beetle bucket as part of the #homesfornature campaign.  We’ve made our own bird feeder to attract more birds into the garden… Continue reading »

RSPB – ‪#‎homesfornature‬ weekend challenge – our Beetle Bucket #bugs

Following on from my recent post about the RSPB weekend challenge to build a home for mini beasts, we found some time today to build our home.  We decided to make a Beetle Bucket. First you need a bucket, any size will do, and drill some holes in it.  We… Continue reading »

RSPB – ‪#‎homesfornature‬ weekend challenge – build a home for mini beasts

I mentioned in an earlier post about the RSPB campaign to give nature a home.  Well they have decided to set weekly, weekend challenges – the first being to build a home for mini beasts which has been announced on their Facebook page. We’ve already got an insect hotel, so… Continue reading »