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Of Mynas and Bees

A pair of mynas raised their chicks in a nest box. Once the nest box was empty, other creatures moved in!

Idea Packs for Educators

Idea Bite 1: Make a box of natural materials that neighbourhood birds can use to build their nests. Ask an adult to help you fix it on a tree near your home.
Fun link 1: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont/features/make-a-nest-materials-box
Idea Bite 2: Make a scrapbook with pictures of different birds and their nests. Write the name of the bird under each picture.
Fun link 2: https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/birds/birds-nests/
Idea Bite 3: Draw and colour a queen bee. Have a show-and-tell and explain why she is the most important bee in the hive.
Fun link 3: https://www.timeforkids.com/k1/busy-bees/