Hedgehog playdough mats and prickle building!
Hedgehogs are cute, rolled up balls
or night time travellers who like many of our native wild animals need a
little help staying safe and well. The printables below can be used
to share messages about hogs, their behaviour and what to look out for so
that everyone knows what to do if they ever encounter a prickly character
out during the daytime, have a garden with a pond or check list tickingin
the run up to/on November 5th. Enjoy planning your firework evening
with these bonfire building tips from Seedball.co.uk and
the RSPCA's page for hedgehogs
Source a variety of spine materials, scissors
and dough. Print the playdough mat and laminate it to prevent the dough from
sticking to and staining the paper. Roll sized balls of playdough and
explore what hedgehogs are all about!
Resources needed for this playdough
are to amazon.co.uk
For more information pop by Tiggy winkles and Willow
and for a more permanent
hedgehog sculptures, use airdry clay or salt dough and roll a ball to model
a pointy snout. With a ball tool create 2 nostril and 2 eye
indentations and gently score the face with strokes to resemble fur.
Using similar spine materials insert short pieces into the body section and
build you hog's prickly body. If you find spaghetti a little too frustrating,
sturdier resources such as matchsticks, snipped kebabsticks or tree twigs
are excellent alternatives.
clay or salt dough and
Ball tool set