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Hopes and fears

Being involved in crowdfunding certainly is an adventure! You have enormous hope that you will achieve the outcome you dream of; and where there’s hope, there’s fear. 356 more words


Exciting news: stretch target!

Thanks to the support of people like you, dear reader, the #saveDiscovery crowdfunding campaign has been doing well! As I type this post, we’ve passed the $26,000 mark, out of the $30,000 we needed to help Discovery survive:  376 more words


Little Lucy Ladybird

Little Lucy Ladybird.

My daughter, Ella, used to be scared of spiders. One day we were playing in the garden and she saw a spider. 42 more words

A classic picture book! The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle

I have mmm and arrrhh-ed about whether to include the Very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle in my blog……… but it really has inspired us to get creative…… so here it is! 437 more words

Great Reads

Insect Festival 2015

The Museum Gardens in York was teeming with even more insects than usual last Sunday as it hosted the biennial Royal Entomological Society Insect Festival… 366 more words

Anneliese Emmans Dean


We’re having fun with minibeasts this week. We have painted our own ladybirds and made a butterfly feeder.

Butterfly feeder
I cut out some little bits of coloured paper and some card flower shapes and let the little ones glue and stick themselves.  53 more words


Insects, Insects, Everywhere!

I am very good at borrowing other people’s ideas ;)  Actually, this is an activity that the other teacher in my shared classroom completed with the students.  182 more words