15
Jul
2019

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 looking for volunteers to help weekdays and weekends at our […]

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02
Jul
2019

One for the kids: Decorate a tree

At long last, the sun has his hat on and appears to be here to stay! Get outdoors with the kids and enjoy some of the sunshine whilst decorating your favourite tree in the garden. The Devon Wildlife Trust have created a fantastic worksheet that you can print out and enjoy with the little ones.

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24
Jun
2019

Try at home recipe…Chocolate Orange Cakes

Last week at Wild Tots, we made Chocolate Cake in Oranges. Give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients 200g Self Raising flour 1 tbsp cocoa 1 tbsp oil 1 tbsp sugar 100ml juice from the oranges Method Stir all ingredients together Cut off and keep […]

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11
Jun
2019

What’s On: Summer

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 over the Summer, including our brand new term of Wild Tots Summer Club, Festival in the Forest, […]

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11
Jun
2019

Try at home recipe… Vegetable Kebabs

Last week at Wild Tots, we made delicious Vegetable kebabs. The little ones helped to chop the vegetables, and thread them onto the skewers. Get some cooking practise in with your little ones this Summer, maybe a BBQ?! Ingredients 8 wooden or bamboo skewers 2 courgettes, cut into 1-inch slices 2 yellow squash, cut into […]

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20
May
2019

Easter Family Fun Day 2019

We had a wonderful time at the Family Fun Day over Easter, and wanted to share with you some of the photos taken on the day! We got up to all sorts… campfires, cooking, face painting, nature egg dying, making new friends, exploring the forest and more! Our next Family Fun Day will be running on Saturday […]

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24
Apr
2019

What’s On: May

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 May, including our brand new term of Wild Tots. We’d love to see you and your […]

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11
Apr
2019

One for the kids: How to make Nettle Soup

Nettles: it’s an unmistakable plant familiar to everyone. It grows pretty much everywhere. It’s best picked from late February to early June. Just remember to avoid roadside and pesticide-ridden areas. Make the most of it by cooking up a delicious Nettle Soup… The Devon Wildlife Trust have created a fantastic Nettle Soup recipe that you can print out […]

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02
Apr
2019

Try at home recipe… Apple and Raisin Flapjacks

A delicious Easter treat to make with the wee ones, using staple ingredients you can find in your cupboards and fridge. Made this term at our Wild Tots sessions! Ingredients 4 ApplesRaisinsOatsHoneyOil/Butter Method Stew the apples with a little water Mix everything and pat down in a lined baking tray, the mixture should be quite […]

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