Weird Wildlife in Heddon’s Mouth Carpark

Hayley and Rachael, National Trust volunteers wearing their weird wildlife masks made at the last Heddon Funday! The sun shone and around 20 children took part in a bug hunt meadow sweep, clay modelling and minibeast games before a quick stream dip and a chance to make a wildlife maks incorporating all the weirdest finds from the day.

A selection of clay bugs made by rangers and children happily drying out in the sun.

If you would like to take part, there will be activities every Thursday throughout the summer holidays, with different themes each week.

2nd August Forests and folklore – woodland trail, storytelling and faery houses

9th August  Waterworld – stream dip, water filters, mini rafts and make a bridge to cross the stream – bring your wellies!

16th August Wild in the woods – bushcraft, dens and walking sticks for big as well as small people!

23rd August  Fire and wild cooking – tinder collecting walk, use fire strikers and whittle a stick to toast marshmallows

30th August  Natural art – blackberry printing, face paints and wild weaving

1st November  Halloween hunt – Leaf art, spider hunt, fire and lanterns

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