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...

Nature Mandalas

A calming way of arranging beautiful finds from nature! They can be small or large and use all sorts of things you have found out and about in nature!! Such a creative and calming way to spend a little time in nature, sorting colours, making patterns…....

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...

Nature weaving!

Finally I have five to write down another idea!! Another activity for adults and kids alike! Nature weaving, so simple and effective!! It can just be leaves twigs and natural finds woven into a frame…. It can use bits of wool and twine from home They can be...

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...