Creatures of the Night


Create a moth-themed winter lantern

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The Museum of Natural History is creatively celebrating the creatures of the night.


By shining a light on nocturnal animals, the museum reveals their beauty and diversity and the important role they play in our environment.

Find out about night-time creatures and make decals and lanterns to displays in windows. Build a moth hotel and find out how many are living near you. Make Peppered Moth decorations for your home. Both activities will require adult supervision.

Get inspired and explore your local environment and find out more about the wildlife outdoors. You can find more moth inspired activities here:

Moth Hotel

Peppered Moth Decoration

Oxford's Christmas Light Festival graphic skyline