Nature Detective Week

Build A Cosy House

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How about designing a cosy house for a hedgehog or a dormouse or whichever is your favourite hibernating animal.

What do you think would be the best material? How would you chose where to build your lovely home? Under a bush? In a dark corner of the garden? Under the shed?

Maybe you could build a bat box or a hedgehog house for your garden. They are quite simple to make with odd scraps of wood which you might have in your shed or garage. Always remember to ask a grownup before you start!

If you make it now it will be all settled and smelling of the garden in time for next winter when our little bat friends or prickly hedgehogs are looking for a new home!

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