AlfrescoWild Challenge 

Building with Mud

Birds and insects often use soil and mud to help them build.... learn a bit more about how they do it and how you can have a go too!

I have a close look at a blackbird nest....

I try to build a house martin and a swallow nest.....

Watch the Challenge video to see what you have to do!

This video was produced as part of Earthwatch Europe’s Wild Days project – and you can access more videos and download activities and ideas about connecting to nature for free by visiting   

  • If you decide to have a go at this challenge and make your own house martin or swallow nest, take some pictures or videos.

  • You can share with WildlifeKate, on the AlfrescoWild FB page, by clicking on the link below. or via Twitter

  • Please check with a parent, if you want to share your project                                                                                   (unless you are an adult of course!!)

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