Supporting Local Wildlife With Crathes Primary School

As part of our ongoing relationship with Crathes Primary School, Craig Henshaw came up with a project to encourage the pupils to find out more about wild birds in the Crathes area while also learning why it is important to offer them an alternative feed source during the winter months.

Leys Estate donated a bag of bird seed for each pupil as well as a kit to turn used plastic drinks bottles into bird feeders. Our wider teams also got involved by collecting used drinks bottles for the children to use.

In total, 43 pupils took part in the activity and took a bird feeder and supply of seed home to their gardens.

The school combined the project with its involvement in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at the school. The project was a huge hit with pupils, teachers and assistants.