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|Title:||Discover Potteric Carr this Half Term|
|Subtitle:||28th-30th May 2014|
|Author:||Yorkshire Wildlife Trust |
|ID & Publication:||20140511037 ~ The-Villager.co.uk |
|Subject:||Events (Local) |
Keep the kids busy this half term and bring them closer to nature with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve
May is a great time for wildlife; the birds are singing, the flowers are blossoming and the butterflies are beginning to emerge and this half term Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has put together some exciting events to keep your family busy throughout the holidays. At Potteric Carr Nature Reserve in Doncaster spring is well and truly in its stride and you can explore miles of nature trails, discover winged critters in the Flutter By garden and test your bird watching skills in any of the fourteen bird hides along with attending any of the reserves exciting wildlife focussed events.
Education Officer Kat Woolley explains: ‘We’ve plenty of activities this May half term to keep young children’s minds occupied – from discovering which of Potteric’s mini-beasts do important jobs for us, to delving deep into the ponds to see what life can be uncovered. Join us for what promises to be fun, interactive sessions which promise to keep boredom at bay.’
All events are suitable for families and young children. Each costs £3 per child for Trust members, or £5 if not a member and all accompanying adults can attend for free! Entrance to Potteric Carr Nature Reserve is included in the event price. Booking is essential for all the events so call the Trust on 01904 659570 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Wednesday 28th May 10:30am – 12:00pm
Join the Trust in the ‘Flutter By’ garden and celebrate bees, butterflies and other creatures that get a buzz from pollinating flowers and find out why they are so important.
Get crafty: model making
Wednesday 28th May 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Back by popular demand, the Trust is inviting you to come along and create more ModRoc sculptures for the Discovery Room and are holding another exciting junk modelling challenge!
Thursday 29th May 10:30am - 12:30pm
Come have a go at pond dipping, and see what creatures are living at the bottom of our pond. Potteric Carr is a wonderful place to discover the delights of pond dipping. But just a small warning; it is highly addictive!
Fantastic Mr Fox
Friday 30th May 10:30am - 12:00pm
Come and explore the fascinating world of foxes, learn all about their habits, their secrets and discover just how fantastic they really are!
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