Let's Build a Mini Wildlife Paradise!

bug hotels

Hi there, young nature enthusiasts! Are you ready to embark on an exciting adventure to create a haven for our tiny friends? Today, we're diving into the magical world of bugs, birds, and butterflies and how to build simple yet amazing bug hotels, bird feeders, and butterfly feeders!


Bug Hotels:

Gather sticks, twigs, pine cones, and even old pots. Stack them up in layers, creating cosy nooks for bugs to hide and rest. Add some dry leaves, straw, and bark to make it extra comfy. Bingo! Your bug hotel is ready for guests!


Bird Feeders:

Grab a sturdy cardboard tube or a plastic bottle. Cut out windows for our feathered friends to feast on seeds. Decorate it with colorful paint or stickers to attract attention. Fill it with birdseed and hang it up in your garden or school. Now, sit back and watch the birds flock in for a delicious meal.


Butterfly Feeders:

Find a shallow dish or plate. Fill it with a mixture of water and sugar to create a sweet treat for butterflies. You can also add some colorful fruits like oranges or bananas to entice them. Place it in a sunny spot and wait for these beautiful creatures to flutter by for a delightful snack.


Remember, each little act of kindness towards nature makes a big difference. So, let's roll up our sleeves, get creative, and turn our surroundings into a paradise for bugs, birds, and butterflies! Get ready to witness the wonders of the wild right in your own garden or school


Simon Govier

Montrose Trees' resident Chief of Naïve Idealism


Simon Govier Montrose Trees