Building a bug hotel or wildlife stack in your garden is a great way to attract beneficial insects and wildlife into your garden such as ladybirds, bumble bees, butterflies, frogs & toads. This will help to create a more diverse range of wildlife in your garden, help tackle those unwanted bugs in your garden and increase pollination.

Building a bug hotel or wildlife stack in your garden is a great way to attract beneficial insects and wildlife into your garden such as ladybirds, bumble bees, butterflies, frogs & toads. This will help to create a more diverse range of wildlife in your garden, help tackle those unwanted bugs in your garden and increase pollination.

To enjoy the benefits of insects in your garden during the summer, there’s nothing better than offering them a safe haven in winter.

To enjoy the benefits of insects in your garden during the summer, there’s nothing better than offering them a safe haven in winter.

Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP Photos

Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP Photos

Bug Ball Topiary Tree from Wildlife Gadgetman - a whole new take on the bug hotel!

How to build a Bug Hotel :: Garden activities for curious kids

Bug Ball Topiary Tree from Wildlife Gadgetman - a whole new take on the bug hotel!

We've caught the crafting bug! "Bee" creative too & #GetCrafting with our Solitary Bees Hotel tutorial. A great home or classroom activity to teach kids about nature and Bee conservation.

We've caught the crafting bug! "Bee" creative too & #GetCrafting with our Solitary Bees Hotel tutorial. A great home or classroom activity to teach kids about nature and Bee conservation.

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