Common lawn flowers

So, many people ask us why we often let chunks of grass grow around here!! Well apart from the sheer scale of the mowing here…. here are two pictorial reasons! We are starting to see small areas of real biodiversity appearing in between the mown bit!! One day we...

Apps to help journaling

In a continuation of our #slownaturesunday I thought I would share with you some of my journal entries (and there will be more shared over on Instagram and Facebook!) And the thing I have found with two small children 2 and 4 is you often don’t get the level of sit...

So we have been making games!!

After the success the other day of Cheerios games! I’ll add the photos here in case you missed them over on Instagram and Facebook! We had a race to thread them onto spaghetti and then onto pipe cleaners to put out for the birds to nibble on!! So we wanted to make...

Suncatchers

The weather at the moment is glorious!!! But we are all still staying home, keeping safe and protecting the NHS! I am missing getting out and doing my forest school and outdoor learning sessions both here and at the nurseries…. So here is an activity from last...

Giant pictures

So this is always a fun and simple activity! I often start by reading a story for inspiration, the one above was after Stickman by Julia Donaldson, but I’ve built rainbows, gruffalos, mandalas… all sorts!! You will need: A random assortment of garden or indoor...