Beyond a passing glance, what can be heard and seen?
A tale, a song is beckoning, whispering from the green
Sights and scents and wonders are living all around
Step closer now, look deeper still; come softly, gently in.
‘Tales in your Pocket’ is a resource that will be available soon to enhance your time in the outdoors – playing, exploring and discovering more of what is around you.
Below are links to helpful sites relevant to the creatures and vegetation covered.
Links and further information:
Rabbit info: https://animalcorner.co.uk/animals/wild-rabbits/
Red squirrel info: https://scottishsquirrels.org.uk/
Owl info: http://www.owlpages.com/owls/
Bumble bee info: http://bumblebeeconservation.org/
Caterpillar info: http://www.wildlifeinsight.com/guide-to-british-caterpillars/
Ladybird info: http://www.ladybird-survey.org/ladybirds.aspx
Spider info: http://www.spidersworlds.com/
More info on growing and using plants: https://www.permaculture.co.uk/readers-solutions/feed-yourself-free-12-survival-plants-part-1
Nettle info: http://www.nettles.org.uk/
White flowers of the wood
Flower identification: http://www.plantlife.org.uk/
For animal poo: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/
For birdsong: http://www.rspb.org.uk/
For blueberry ice cream: http://www.food.com/recipe/blueberry-ice-cream-91781
Black spot investigators: https://www.opalexplorenature.org/blog/top-time-detect-tar-spot