Autumn is a good time to talk about bird migration with the kids. Swallows are particularly fascinating: our swallows migrate to South Africa for the winter, travelling at speeds of up to 22 miles per hour and covering distances of up to 200 miles a day. Sadly many die of starvation or exhaustion along the way.
Swallow Migration Poster
Doesn't this lovely poster scream summer and sunshine at you? And of course the inflatable flamingos make it extra appealing!
We see illustrations of toadstools like this in stories (Alice through the Looking Glass, for example) and the red toadstool with white dots therefore seems so pretty and innocent, but these can be very poisonous indeed! So if you come across toadstools like this, avoid ...