Did you know that in November:
Some animals such as hedgehogs go into hibernation: their breathing
other body systems slow down in order to conserve energy.
Many other animals shelter in dens and burrows, under logs or inside
hollows. They, too, will sleep for long periods, but will venture out to forage
for food during periods of mild weather.
Decaying leaves on the forest floor provide ideal conditions for fungi to
What to look for in November.
How many of these things will you see?
ladybirds coming indoors
clusters of berries
large flocks of starlings
old man's beard
birds roosting in the treetops
Things to do:
Are you as smart as a squirrel?
Next time you go for a walk, collect a handful of acorns or other nuts.
Hide them under leaves or push them gently into the ground.
Go away for 10 -15 minutes, then return to the area. Can you find where
all the nuts were hidden?