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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meet the team Katherine
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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how to make an elder bead person
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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23
Apr
2021

Forest Fact: Edible Young Beech Leaves

We’ve been loving seeing the beech trees at our camp coming into leaf in the sun this week! The young translucent leaves are a glowing lime green colour and light up the camp at this time of year before the other trees come into leaf. The best thing is that beech leaves are deliciously edible […]

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Beech leaves are deliciously edible and have a pleasant citrus/salad taste. A great salad addition and easy to pluck off the trees.
23
Apr
2021

Meet the Team: Emma

Meet our new team member Emma who’s full of enthusiasm to fill Vickie’s role next week as our administrator.  Having attended Wild Tots with her two little one’s she’s familiar with what we get up to, and loves to spend time outdoors with her children exploring the beaches and woods of Devon.  Emma has worked […]

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Emma
06
Apr
2021

Meet the Team: Tara

Meet Tara, one of our group leaders – always full of fun, bounce and awesome activity ideas! You’ll meet Tara at Woodland Adventure Club, Birthday parties or Education visits. Tara has worked outdoors with children in Play Work settings for over 20 years, qualifying as a Forest School leader in 2015. She has since trained […]

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Tara Acton
26
Mar
2021

Try at home recipe…Wild Garlic Hummus

It’s that time of year for plentiful foraging for all of the treats that springtime brings. Keep your eyes peeled for Wild Garlic, growing near water and in damp places. Take care to ID it correctly and avoid picking in regular dog walking areas, always wash well before use. 50g Wild garlic leaves washed, dried […]

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