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|and catching insects indoors
to return them safely back outside.
If you've received a free laminated slide with your pixiehats'
order, thank you very much for your purchase xx please find
more charms & beads in the store
Once your slide has been printed, trimed and laminated use it alongside
any cup or glass of your choice. Genlty capture the crawlie under the pot
and then slip the slide underneath taking care not to trap legs. Pick up
the pot & slide as one and transport everything outside to a more distant
& natural environment.
printable designs for all personal and non-commercial use
of the finished insect trapping, bug slides
|Our bug slides are kept upstairs, ready
for unexpected bathroom visitors, and downstairs, hung over a magnetic hook
on the kitchen fridge. The pots themselves can be any
you feel comforatble handling - recycled plastic dessert pots or weightier
glass, for the additional reassurance of a heavy enclosure!
To string the plastic pots, use a hole punch
- Draper on amazon and make a small cutout, thread
a two holed shirt button with cord. Take the cord ends and pass them through
the hole in the pot so that the button sits inside the pot and doesn't intefere
with the level when upturned to catch the insect. Glue the button in place.
children understand the importance of relocating insects rather than killing
them by practising with plastic spiders - on amazon.co.uk and exploring the role
that insects play in our eco-system.
children's picture books Aaaarrgghh, Spider! by
Lydia Monks - on amazon.co.uk and Beetle in the bathroom by Brian Moss
Creature crawlies you mikght encounter
NB: If your bug numbers
are a little out-of-control, check your local gov.uk website
for environmental health services - locate a county council website on direct.gov.uk
and see if they can help ease any risky situations.
or daddy long legs
Ladybirds - red and yellow
fleas, bed bugs