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Learning about Moles

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Moles are interesting, infuriating small mammals that children will rarely have the opportunity to see; they are particularly busy at this time of year, tunnelling and leaving mole hills everywhere whilst seeking a mate.

DK Findout!  – This site has a good picture of the European mole, showing this strong front feet used for tunneling. The information here is easy, suitable for young learners.

The ARKIVE website – has a ...

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Hedgehog Awareness Week 2017

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Hedgehog Awareness Week 2017Hedgehogs used to be commonly seen in and around gardens and hedgerows  but the hedgehog population is declining so badly there is a great nationwide move the conserve them. Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 30th April to 6th May 2017. Hedgehog awareness week is a good opportunity to spend an hour teaching children all about them and how to try to help their declining numbers.

Firstly learning about them:

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