Frogs and tadpoles:

From Frogwatch (
It is not okay to collect taddies from local streams and wetlands, even though it is for classroom use.
You can send out a letter to parents in the school asking if anyone has taddies in their garden pond. You can look after them in an aquarium and as they turn into frogs they must go back to where they originally came from.
As the taddies are turning into frogs, they will need a place to sit on. They do this even before their tails have completely disappeared.
Feed tadpoles a small amount of lightly steamed, finely sliced, lettuce and the fish flakes you get from the supermarket. They are quite voracious eaters.
The main ones you find in ponds are motorbike frog taddies which will start breeding in late November.

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