Animal Alphabet: I is for Iguana and J is for Jerboa

Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the letters I and J: I is for iguana, ibis and ichthyosaur. J is for jerboa, jellyfish and john dory. Can you think of any others? There’s one you might be lucky enough to see outside your window. Join us next week for animals in the … Continue reading Animal Alphabet: I is for Iguana and J is for Jerboa

Photograph of a hedgehog skin and skeleton

Animal Alphabet: H is for Hedgehog

Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the letter H: H is for hedgehog, hoopoe, hippopotamus, honeycreepers, hoatzin, horse and heron. Can you think of any others? Join us next week for animals in the Museum beginning with the letters I and J, including a fabulous fossil and a mammal that jumps… Continue reading Animal Alphabet: H is for Hedgehog

Photograph of the lower gallery of the Museum of Zoology focusing on the Giant Ground Sloth

Animal Alphabet: G is for Giraffe

Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the letter G: G is for giraffe, gibbon, goldfinch, greenfinch, grasshopper, giant ground sloth and gannet. Can you think of any others? Join us next week for animals in the Museum beginning with the letter H. Expect something prickly and some fascinating birds… Continue reading Animal Alphabet: G is for Giraffe

Photograph of a hedgehog

A Prickly Tale

To celebrate Hedgehog Awareness Week, here’s a specially written Puggle Club story inspired by the hedgehog on display in the Museum. Hungry Hedgehog Words and illustrations by Rosalyn Wade The moon was full and the stars were bright As Hedgehog went snuffling round for a bite ‘A morsel of snail and a mouthful of slug, ‘A nice wriggly worm and a fine, crunchy bug, ‘What … Continue reading A Prickly Tale

Frogspawn Fun

In garden ponds across the country, clumps of jelly-like eggs are hatching into little, wriggling tadpoles. Here at the Puggle Club we are celebrating the amazing world of baby frogs with some fun, froggy activities. Make your own frogspawn Tapioca frogspawn (made from Cassava flour) is safe to eat, although not very tasty. It makes a great tactile experience for all ages and abilities. You … Continue reading Frogspawn Fun