Kay's tutorial, filmed in a woodland, demonstrates how to build an insect hotel with materials found at home and in a garden or woodland.
Suited to children from 2nd to 6th class
A wooden or plastic box (waterproof), straw or scrunched up newspaper, string scissors, a small plastic bottle, corrugated cardboard, cones, bark, hollow sticks/bamboo canes
For more schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/resources/project/make-a-bug-hotel
Kay Synott is a member of the Heritage in Schools Panel of Specialists.