GREEN fingered children have been exploring bugs and insects with a new 'hotel' in their nursery garden.

Bramley Wood Day Nursery in Bracknell were given a bug hotel by CALA Homes to help children explore nature and local wildlife.

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The nursery was already looking to install a bug hotel in its garden to allow the children to learn how to be kind and respectful to living things and creatures.

Leanne Maynard, manager at Bramley Wood Day Nursery, said: “We can’t thank CALA Homes enough for the bug hotel donation.

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"It’s a lovely new addition to our outdoor area and the children love seeing the insects make themselves at home and pollinate the garden.

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"The children really enjoy playing outside, so it’s great to combine fun with education and the bug hotel is enabling them to learn all about natural habitats. We look forward to seeing how much the children enjoy learning about all of the new creatures living at the hotel.”

CALA Homes donated the bug hotel to help tie its new Millennium Fields development to the community.

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Alison Deakin, Sales and Marketing Director at CALA Homes Thames, said: “CALA has always been committed to making a positive and lasting contribution to the local communities in which it builds.

"It has been lovely partnering with Bramley Wood Day Nursery to donate the bug hotel – it’s a great way for children to learn about insects and we hope that the new insect home attracts some weird and wonderful creatures, and is enjoyed by the children at the nursery.”