This apple hedgehog fine motor activity is a great way for kids to have fun while developing the fine motor muscles in the hand. These only take a few minutes to set up, and you end up with the cute little guys above.
Hedgehogs have stiff spines, which are actually hollow hairs. These little spines are not poisonous. The hedgehog can lose spines though, through "quilling", when they shed their baby spines for adult ones.
Hedgehogs were once a common sight in British gardens, but figures suggest that their population is declining at a rapid rate – so much so in fact, that hedgehog numbers declined by over a third between 2003 and are many contributing factors to