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Bug Hunt

We visited the woods this afternoon and we were very lucky that it was dry.  We searched for bugs and checked them off on our list.  We used magnifying glasses to help identify the smaller insects.


The children were excited to find so many different insects.  They searched under dead branches and found centipedes and spiders.  The tree bark was an another great place to find bugs particularly slugs.

Let us know what was your favourite bug you found today.

In free play there was some den building, hide and seek and pretending to shoot bows and arrows.

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Tree ID

Last week Primary 3 were comparing the trees they found at Upper Reelig with the trees at Achnagairn. We made tally charts of our findings. It’s great to see the children becoming more confident identifying the different types of tree.

Tally chart – lots of beech trees

We found an oak tree.

In free play they had a great time building dens.

Using ropes to hang up tarps
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