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FUN FACT

26.08.11 Butterflies taste with their feet! The sensation


can happen when they stand on a leaf.

We hope that you are making the most of the end of


the holidays. Keep emailing g2kids@guardian.co.uk
Spot the
difference
In this scene from Harry ­Potter
and the Deathly Hallows: Part
YOUR JOKE
1, Hagrid and The Order are What do you get if
collecting Harry from Privet you pour ­boiling
Drive, to take him back to water down a
safety at Hogwarts, because ­rabbit hole?
Voldemort is trying to kill him. Hot cross bunnies.
Can you spot six differences Olivia Penney, 6
between the two pictures?

Word You and YOUR pet

wheel Pet: Izzy.


Breed: Welsh.
Age: 20.
W E Hobbies:
C R ­Eating nuts,
M ­jumping
I O and going
­really fast.
A V Favourite
food: Polos.
Dislikes:
How many words of three letters or ­Sharing food.
more can you make? You must use the
Sarah Coutts, 8
letter in the centre in every word –
and there is one word that uses all the
letters! Five words is good, 10 words YOU’RE A WINNER
is great and 15 or more is genius!
For answers see tomorrow’s G2 Well done Robbie Ebner-Statt, our
­Winner of the Week, for his ­brilliant
­Mr Majeika book review. We’ll
How to ... Do Semaphore be ­sending you a bag of goodies
­containing a ­Rastamouse album, RSPB:
Nature Watch book and The Innocent
HMS Belfast has opened or thick straws taped together. flag poles using sticky tape, make Recipe Book.
a new Gun Turret • Take two pieces of A4 paper and sure the pole runs along the left
Experience, so using a ruler draw one ­diagonal hand-side of your flag.
you can see line across each of them from the Your
what it was like ­bottom left-hand corner to the top What to do
for a sailor inside ­right-hand corner. Now, using the semaphore ­alphabet summer
a ship’s gun turret • Colour in the left-hand and holding your flags in ­different
during sea ­battles ­triangle in red and the right hand positions, try ­spelling out the Alana, 7, made this
in the second world triangle in yellow. ­following words: navy, ship (as trendy poncho out of
war. The experts at HMS • Turn the paper over and ­colour the ­below), sailor, ­anchor, deck, sea. You a newspaper. What
Belfast know all about ships back of your flags with the same ­colours can practise in front of a mirror to else can you make
and they’ve given us their top that are on the front, so you end up with make sure you get it right, then send with them? Email your
tips for ­communicating with a totally yellow triangle on both sides secret ­messages to your friends. ­pictures to g2kids@
­semaphore flags – a popular and a totally red triangle on both sides. For more information about the guardian.co.uk
way for the navy to transmit The ­colours should not overlap. Gun Turret at HMS ­Belfast, visit
­messages. Using the semaphore • Attach your flags to one end of the iwm.org.uk Yesterday’s answers
­alphabet (you can find it online Wordsearch
at tinyurl.com/3x65y) send your W R T A B W L S J
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