A first sign of spring

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Thousands of tadpoles just wanting to break free
Last November the children cleared the dead branches, leaves and overgrown plants from the school pond to try and make space for some of our amphibious friends. Their effort has been rewarded by the laying of Frogspawn, hundreds of yet unhatched tadpoles, small black dots in clear glistening jelly, like thousands of eyes watching you from the safety of the cold clear water. We will keep our beady eyes on the Frogspawn over the coming weeks, to see when the tadpoles hatch.

 

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