How to build an insect hotel:
Kay Synott

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

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Kay Synott is a member of the Heritage in Schools Panel of Specialists.