Monday 8th February 2015: Life in the Trees

The theme for our February indoor meeting was ‘Life in the Trees’.

The session started with lots of intriguing tree-based puzzles, mazes and wordsearches .

DSC_0311DSC_0308

Leader Martin explained the structure of trees and how a huge range of different creatures depend on these incredible plants for food and shelter.

DSC_0312

We created a living sculpture of the structure of a tree – everything from the tap root, lateral roots and heartwood to the xylem, phloem and bark (complete with actions and noises to represent the functions of each part).

IMG_1255

Wildlife Explorers then created a ‘Wishes Tree’ – writing their hopes for positive future changes  for wildlife and the environment.

DSC_0267 IMG_1252

IMG_1265 IMG_1264 IMG_1263 IMG_1250 IMG_1249 IMG_1248

DSC_0306

Older wildlife and Phoenix completed a difficult Bird ID challenge   -with the two teams identifying correctly a wide range of bird photos using different ID books and charts.

DSC_0322 DSC_0321

Comments are closed.