Easter Activity Page
Children's Easter Art Competition.
In the continuing uncertainty about the lifting of lockdown sadly we cannot plan out usual children's Easter Sunday event. However, please can we ask your younger folk to send in their Easter or spring drawings for our competition, prizes for top 3 entries.
All you need to do is simply send us a photo of your child’s Easter themed art work and email it to for a chance to win! (Remember to include the name of the child and their age, deadline 30th April). The winning arts will be displayed on our website: .
Pandemic Crossword (answers at bottom of page)
1. Streamlined, like a fast-flying virus? (perhaps not)
6. Clever manoeuvre, but we’re still trying to outsmart 5 down!
7. Having little, so more vulnerable to effects of pandemic?
9. To jab or not to jab, that is the --------
11. Mr T; disinfectants are for -------- use only(!)
13. The perfect garden, made possible by a summer in lock-down?
14. More ominous, nastier. “Being (more) lonely due to the never-ending Corona virus” (urban dictionary)
15. Illnesses and other things that make you suffer, including those caused by 5 down.
1. Drug company behind the “Oxford” vaccine
2. In the ---- to immunise, the UK is actually doing quite well…
3. Rum, demerara, and lime; perfect for lockdown?
4. Short-sighted, like some early pandemic decisions?
5. Nasty little thing that caused this pandemic
8. Edible snail in a garlic sauce. During lockdown you can order via Amazon, if you want (ugh)
10. “If history repeats ------, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must man be of learning from experience” (G B Shaw)
12. Outdoor pool, like the presently closed one so famous in Saltdean?
Nature quiz, for the sharp-eyed local walker.
1. Gull-like bird with straighter wings, nesting in cliffs on undercliff to Rottingdean.
2. Twittering high in the sky over the fields of the South Downs.
3. Large, rabbit-like mammal seen running (not hopping!) over the fields by
4. Small brown, speckled bird with a bobbing tail seen on the beach in Saltdean.
5. These jet black members of the crow family have shiny bills and “clean” legs (!).
6. With their black & white faces, these shy creatures are a local famous sight.
7. Flying in your garden at dusk, what type of creature is a pipistrelle?
8. Man-made watering places, such as found on Telscombe Tye.
9. Farmed locally, what is the yellow field plant seen across much of the Downs?
10. And what is the purplish-blue plant also commonly farmed locally?
Answers: Fulmar, Sky lark, Hare, Rock Pipit, Carrion, Crows, Badgers, Bat, Dew Ponds, Rapeseed, Linseed.