Our Minibeast Mansion is built to the highest specification with the maximum number of interactive habitats to provide opportunities for insect study. Designed for use in schools this unit is a real gem for budding scientists and explorers.
The Mansion features:
A Solar 'Night Flight' Chamber with a sliding removable inspection drawer, allowing the study of night flying insects.
VUtubes are contained within a darkened drawer with may be withdrawn for inspection. These plexiglass tubes provide a fascinating insight into friendly solitary bee activity such as cell building.
Safe Bee nesting tubes are provided in the form of natural drilled stems and canes. These many narrow tubes provide the ideal home for friendly pollinating bees which are safe around children. Furthering children's understanding a Solitary Bee Lesson Plan is included.
The Feeding Terrace is a nectar bar which can be used to attract various beneficial insects and pollinators such butterflies, hoverflies, bees to ants.
The Timber Stack interactive drawer contains a wooden cassette which provides a cosy retreat for a myriad of insects including butterflies and moths.
The Litter Critter drawer at the bottom of the mansion is a damp area and should be opened to fill with a thin layer of soil, leaves and bark.
This Mansion also comes complete with two FSC cedar wildflower planters to attract minibeasts. The top 10 native wildflower seeds for pollinators pack and a laminated pictorial guide.
Size of main unit: L51 x W27 x H146cm. Size of planters: L41 x W25 x H30cm.
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