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Making Leaf Sail Boats

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Making Leaf Sail Boats

(First written and posted in September 2017 for the Cre8kits website)Written by Becky Woolley Opportunities for crafting in Autumn are amazing and varied so I am going to have a lot of fun sharing the autumnal crafting love. This first Autumn post is all about making those “evergreen” seasonal favourites…Leaf sail boats! Making Leaf Sail Boats This is perfect for those still beautiful days that you get in Autumn and you find yourself by a pond or lake with children or even a group of friends (it’s surprising how competitive people can get over a tiny leaf boat!)   Make...

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Hedgehogs and ways to help them

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Hedgehogs and ways to help them

It's #nationalwildlifeday today which was founded by Colleen Paige and aims to highlight animals that are vulnerable to extinction. Our much loved British hedgehog was officially classed as vulnerable to extinction last year, mainly due to a combination of habitat loss, roads and use of pest control such as slug pellets. There are a few things we can all do to help hedgehogs in our area whether we have a garden or not: Avoid using slug pellets or any bait poisons.   If you do have a hedgehog coming into your garden then you can feed it meaty cat or...

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