Help the birds with a bit of extra food over Winter with this handy worksheet from The Wildlife Trust. Hang your bird feeder where you can watch the birds without disturbing them. We’ll be doing this in camp with our Wild Tots very soon!
‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the woods, The children were wearing their jumpers and hoods The nets were all hung from, the trees with care In the hopes that the little ones, would climb if they dare The fire was burning, all snug in it’s bed And the crafts were […]
All of our events take place in beautiful woodland at Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, near Exeter and we run many different events throughout the year for families with kids of all ages. We’ve got lots of fun happening in camp during November and December, including our new term of Wild Tots and the Christmas family Fun […]
Last week our Wild Tots made delicious Pumpkin Soup with the remains of their Halloween creations! Pair with crusty bread and butter for the perfect Autumnal lunch. Ingredients 1kg pumpkin 2 onions finely chopped 700ml veg/chicken stock 150ml double cream 300mls of water 2 tbsp of oil Method Heat 2 tbsp olive […]
Take a trip into the woodland this Autumn and explore the different types of leaves and trees with this handy worksheet. Look for leaves on the trees and on the ground. How many different colours can you find? Find out why leaves change colour! Click the image below to download, and have fun!
Autumn has arrived, and as the leaves turn beautiful shades of Orange and Brown, the hedgerows are full of ripening nuts and berries. Here are some of the delicious natural treats to look out for in October: Hazelnut (Corylus avellana) A common tree in woods, hedgerows and gardens, it bears its crop of nuts […]
All of our events take place in beautiful woodland at Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, near Exeter and we run many different events throughout the year for families with kids of all ages. We’ve got lots of fun happening in camp during October, including our new Tuesday session of Wild Tots and the Halloween family Fun Day! […]
Pancakes always go down a storm in our Wild Tots sessions… they’re super simple and you can tweak the recipe with different ingredients depending on how you’re feeling and what time of year it is! Ingredients 150g of plain flour 2 tablespoons of sugar 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of salt […]
When you take part in compost activities for kids, take time to explain to them what happens to rubbish that isn’t composted. Landfills are filling up at an alarming rate, and waste disposal options are becoming hard to find. You can introduce your kids to the basic principles of taking responsibility for the waste […]
Foraging for natural ingredients is not only fun but can turn out as some seriously delicious recipes, like this delicious Apple Cake! Alternatively, you can head down to the shops if you don’t have an apple tree nearby. Ingredients 225g (8oz) of self-raising our 1 x teaspoon of salt 100g (4oz) of butter […]