29
Nov
2017

Guest Post: Halloween Family Fun Day

  Anyone with more than one child understands how hard it can be to meet the needs of them all at once, having spent the best part of our summer either heavily pregnant or housebound with a newborn I was so excited to take all four of our children to visit ‘A Touch of the […]

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24
Nov
2017

Try at Home Recipe… Chocolate Energy Balls

  This recipe from last week’s Wild Tots was very popular! We mostly cook our Wild Tots snacks over the campfire, this was an exception – but we did toast the coconut! Ingredients 60g sunflower seeds 120g pitted dates 120g dried apricots  30g cocoa 1 Tbsp coconut/vegetable oil Desiccated coconut   Instructions Put everything except the desiccated […]

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27
Oct
2017

Our week in camp with Woodland Adventure Club

  We’ve had a fantastic week in the woods with Woodland Adventure Club! It was so lovely to see some of our regulars back, plus a few new faces, who were shown around the camp and introduced to the wonders of the woods. We enjoyed the autumn colours, carved pumpkins, collected, roasted & ate chestnuts, and painted spooky faces on each other! We also […]

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29
Sep
2017

A Day in the life of… Eve

This week’s ‘A Day in the Life of’ features our lovely leader, Eve, and why she loves her job as a Forest School Leader at A Touch of the Wild. “Well I can use this week of Forest School work as a good example of why I love my job! I’ve been outside every day in the […]

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forest school, woodland education, wild play, outdoor education, a touch of the wild, forest learning, learning, devon, activities, team building, exeter, nature
28
Sep
2017

Our Top 5 Campfire Recipes

One of the things that we absolutely love doing in camp is cooking. We want to share with you our top 5 Campfire recipes, that are going to make your next family camping trip one to remember! We’ve kept to our more ‘child-friendly’ recipes, as we know how much the kids like to get involved. […]

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forest school, woodland education, wild play, outdoor education, a touch of the wild, forest learning, learning, devon, activities, team building, exeter, nature
19
Sep
2017

A Day in the Life of… Lorna

This week’s ‘A Day in the Life of’ features our fabulous volunteer, Lorna. She tells us all about her time with us (so far we hope!)… I have been volunteering with A Touch of the Wild for just over two years; it started as a taster to see if the job would suit me and I’m now completely […]

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forest school, woodland education, wild play, outdoor education, a touch of the wild, forest learning, learning, devon, activities, team building, exeter, nature, volunteering
28
Jun
2017

Work with us

Job Vacancy part-time Marketing manager A Touch of the Wild are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Marketing Manager, full of ideas and drive to: raise the profile of the business across Devon and the South West; help establish a clear message and develop brand recognition, apply creativity and resourcefulness to devise innovative marketing campaigns; […]

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19
May
2017

Photo competition – win a Birthday Party!

  We love the excitement of our woodland Birthday Parties – and we know our party kids do too. Whether its messing around in our treehouse, toasting marshmallows around the campfire or blowing out the candles on their Birthday cake, we are looking for that special photo that sums up what our parties are all […]

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19
Apr
2017

Volunteers needed!

  Would you like to help inspire children about the fabulous nature and wildlife that can be found in Devon? At A Touch of the Wild, we run exciting activities for all ages in the woods at Grammarcombe woods on the edge of Exeter. We are now looking for volunteers to help weekdays and weekends […]

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11
Feb
2017

Forest School with Wild Tots

When you are small there is nothing better than to be out in the wilds playing with mud. Thursday is my day with the girl and the day we go to A touch of the wild: Wild Tots forest school. For those who have never experienced forest school, it’s quite the thing to do these days […]

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forest school, woodland education, wild play, outdoor education, a touch of the wild, forest learning, learning, devon, activities, team building, exeter, nature