NICK BAKER VISITS WARRENDER PRIMARY SCHOOL TO PRESENT MY LIVING WORLD ‘DESIGN A BUG’ WIN TO STUDENT – Nick talks about bugs and how to look out for them during the holiday –
Nick Baker has presented Suhaan, year 4, from Warrender Primary School with the winning certificate for his amazing insect in the My Living World “Design a Bug’ competition. Suhaan was selected from over 800 incredible creative entries from primary pupils in the national competition which ran this spring/summer.
Nick Baker visited Warrender Primary School to give a talk to pupils about the natural world, life as a naturalist and all the exciting bugs, creatures, and animals he has seen and how to look out for them during the summer holidays. He also presented Suhaan with a fantastic selection of My Living World kits for himself and his school.
Nick Baker was further delighted to open Warrender Primary Schools new activity trail. Created with wood and natural materials, students quickly pointed out ants and insects that had taken residency in the trail and Nick explained interesting facts about them.
Nick Baker comments: “I was really pleased to present Suhaan with the winning certificate for his incredible “Design A Bug’ entry. It has parts of a stag beetle, a scorpion bug and other elements incorporated. Warrender Primary School’s new activity trail is a fantastic learning space and they have created it from natural materials, so insects can make a home there too. It’s the perfect place to find bugs for the My Living World kits the school has won.”
Helen Brown, Deputy Head, Warrender Primary School: “We were elated to hear that Suhaan had received first prize for his design. All the staff and children at Warrender are proud of his achievement. Our school learning motto is working together, we A.S.P.I.R.E and Suhaan has done just this! He has achieved, supported, taken pride, inspired, respected and enjoyed being part of this competition. A huge thank you to Nick Baker for presenting the him with his prize and for opening our new play trail. Through his conversations, he has inspired us to explore and care for our natural world.”
Launched by My Living World and the award-winning website KiddyCharts, the ‘Design a Bug’ competition asked pupils to create their own weird and wonderful insects, inspired by creatures they’ve seen in the school playground or local park. Over 230 primary schools also received free Ant World and Worm World sets with STEM Learning Packs.
Designed by Nick Baker, the well-known TV presenter has hosted some of the UK’s best-loved wildlife programmes, including BBC’s The Really Wild Show and Springwatch Unsprung, Ant World and Worm World kits help kids to build their very own insect habitats and watch a real bug’s life up close. The free downloadable My Living World KS1/KS2 resource packs containing exciting classroom activities further helped teachers bring the natural world to life.
Part of PlayMonster UK, My Living World creates the very best nature study kits on the market, allowing children to discover the wonders of nature at home and in the classroom.