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The Explorers Club is an education programme to support parents and their children as they start their PKU journey from 0 - 4 years.

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YOUR EXPLORERS CLUB JOURNEY

MEET THE CHARACTERS

The Vitamites are a group of insects with PKU. Click between the Vitamites pictures to learn more about them!

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LENNY

Lenny the wise Ladybug is the ringleader of the Vitamites and likes to learn new things.

  • He’s the eldest member of the Vitamites
  • Wise, caring and bold
  • A natural leader, who the rest of the Vitamites look up to.
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LIZZY BEE

Lizzy-Bee is a bumble bee, she is very busy and leads a very active lifestyle.
 

  • She never stays still, always shooting from place to place
  • She has a comical side, is very smiley and quite clumsy
  • Is caring and very endearing, wouldnt hurt a fly
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ANTONIO

Antonio is an ant, he is super strong thanks to his healthy lifestyle.

  • He’s down to earth despite his overwhelming strength
  • Very reliable, calm and always offers a helping hand
  • He’s Lenny’s right hand man - but not the brightest spark!
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FLORA

Flora is a butterfly, she is confident and likes to show off - showing that her condition shouldn’t affect self-esteem.

  • Flora loves being the centre of attention
  • She is very prim and proper and acts very responsibly
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SPROUT

Sprout the caterpillar is always eating – showing the variety of a mostly vegan diet.

  • She is the youngest of the group
  • Is very cheeky because of her innocent and curious nature
  • She looks up to Flora the butterfly and wants to be like
  • her when she’s older.
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SHELDON

Sheldon is a snail. He is slow, forgetful and can be lazy. The other Vitamites have to remind him to take his protein substitutes.

  • When he hasn’t taken his substitutes, he is very lazy
  • When Sheldon isn’t very well, his skin changes colour.