Build a nest for a bumblebee

Many bee species are in decline, but you can help by providing them with a home

 

 

You will need

 

  • a terracotta flower pot about 20cm across the top and with just one hole in the bottom

 

 

Then follow the instructions on our downloadable activity sheet below

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comments

  • Heronidra
    • Date: 2015-07-27 10:13:34
    • Heronidra

    I have done this

  • Taileda
    • Date: 2015-04-10 11:32:38
    • Taileda

    so am i going to it`s lovely

  • Taileda
    • Date: 2015-04-10 11:26:05
    • Taileda

    me,dad,mum,my bother and sis made one together once it was cool but spiders went in there and the bees did`ent go in there ha ha !

  • Admirata
    • Date: 2015-03-18 19:50:16
    • Admirata

    my nickname is bumble bee, so im going to make a nest for them

  • Heronidra
    • Date: 2015-03-14 11:22:45
    • Heronidra

    I think I will do this and it sounds very easy by putting a plant pot in the ground.

  • Damseluva
    • Date: 2015-02-21 20:14:08
    • Damseluva

    definately going to have a go at this :)

  • Damseluva
    • Date: 2015-02-21 20:08:23
    • Damseluva

    definately going to have a go at this :)

  • Whincho
    • Date: 2015-02-17 15:10:36
    • Whincho

    really that sounds exciting! I & S

  • Whincho
    • Date: 2015-02-17 15:10:24
    • Whincho

    really that sounds exciting! I & S

  • Batia
    • Date: 2014-06-23 15:12:34
    • Batia

    not very good advice a pot with a hole in the bottom how do you get the bee to go in?

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