Children, Christmas, Crafts, Making stuff

Making stuff 22: needle felt gonk

By large boy (the gonk, not the blog post), entirely his own design made up as he went along. Yesterday's advent activity was "crafts", which drew a disappointed sigh. I'd bought a couple of kits to make a wreath and pompom gonks because I am not crafty myself. But the boys were thoroughly unimpressed. So… Continue reading Making stuff 22: needle felt gonk

Climate change

Climate Change Collective Post 4: How climate change impacts animals

The wonderful Caroline from Enviroline has shared the third post in the series being run by the Climate Change Collective. Phenology is the timings of animal and plant yearly cycles. As the climate changes, these timings change too. For example, birds are starting to breed earlier because the peak insect abundance is happening sooner. This puts added… Continue reading Climate Change Collective Post 4: How climate change impacts animals