27
Aug
2021

WE’RE RECRUITING!

We are looking for two new members of staff to join our fantastic team in Grammarcombe Woods (Nr Exeter). We’re proud to be one of the leading forest school providers in the Exeter area and have over 15 years’ experience delivering high quality forest school programmes. We are currently recruiting for a freelance Forest School […]

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06
Aug
2021

BILBERRY CAKE RECIPE

Bilberries make a wonderful addition to cakes and scones. To make your own bilberry cake you will need the following ingredients: 1/2 cup – Bilberries 1 1/3 cups – Self raising flour 1 cup – Caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon – Bicarb of soda 3 tablespoons – Sunflower oil 1 cup – Milk (dairy or plant) […]

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02
Jul
2021

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF KATY

“A day in the life of a Wild Tots leader….When we first arrive at the woods in the morning everything is still and quiet, and then bit by bit children arrive with their adults and the camp fills with the sounds of children playing and exploring the activities on offer that day. During every session […]

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23
Jun
2021

Elderflower Fritters Recipe

These delicious Elderflower Fritters are perfect for a Summers day lunch or snack. They are one of our favourites at this time of year, and yes you really can eat the flowers! Download our print out recipe card here to use and keep at home.

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11
Jun
2021

Leaf Biscuit Recipe

By popular demand of Wild Tots parents we’re sharing our favourite leaf biscuit recipe with you. These delicious biscuits are cooked over the campfire between leaves! Ingredients½ cup coconut oil½ cup white sugar½ cup brown sugar1 tsp vanilla extract1 cup of flour2/3 cup cocoa powder1 tsp baking soda¼ tsp salt1 tbsp water/milk MethodMix sugar, vanilla, […]

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10
Jun
2021

MEET THE TEAM: DAVE

Dave takes every opportunity he can to be outside; whether it’s running, cycling, climbing, doing beach cleans or just exploring and learning more about his local area. But the one thing he loves more than being outside himself, is sharing that passions with others; encouraging and inspiring children to explore, discover and play in the […]

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21
May
2021

Meet the Team : Katherine

Katherine was a primary school teacher for 20 years, during that time she developed an interest in outdoor learning. Taking her class out to the woods regularly, kindling within them a love and appreciation of the outdoors, using the woods as their outdoor classroom! Having a few years out of teaching Katherine was a regular attendee […]

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21
May
2021

How To Make an Elder Bead Person

You will need: A branch of elder. Not green, choose a stem which is light grey/brown with little bumps. 1 to2 cm in diameter. A pair of secateurs One tent peg, skewer or thin pokey stickLong pipe cleaners How to do it:  Cut as many beads (approx. 2 cm in length) as you want from […]

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13
May
2021

Forest Fact : Jack by the Hedge

We’ve been spotting all sorts of delicious springtime hedgerow snacks, our favourite salad addition is Jack by the Hedge.  It grows in shaded areas along hedgerows and the edges of woods, roadsides and parks.  Also known as Garlic Mustard, this biennial spring wildflower smells a lot like garlic when the stems and leaves are crushed.  […]

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jack by hedge
07
May
2021

Meet the Team: Ruth

Meet Ruth, one of our group leaders – always full of smiles, fun and creativity! You’ll meet Ruth at Wild Tots, holiday club, birthday parties and Woodland Explorer club. As well as spending time with kids in the woods Ruth works with outdoor theatre companies making magical adventures and running workshops. Adventures and magic is […]

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