11
Nov
2019

New Home Education Group

We’re starting a new Home Education Group in a few weeks time, and we want to tell you all about it! Aimed at children aged 6 to 13 years, our Home Education sessions are designed exclusively for those that are home educated. We will be offering an all year round term time outdoor learning environment, using seasonal termly […]

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01
Nov
2019

Meet the Wild Tots Team: Dave

Our Autumn Wild Tots term is almost coming to an end, so before the Winter Term begins, we’d love for you to meet another member of our fabulous team here in the woods… Dave. He tells us a bit about himself, his hobbies, and life with us in camp! I’m an outdoors enthusiast who is […]

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31
Oct
2019

Try at home recipe… Welsh Cakes

This week, our Wild Tots made Welsh Cakes… Give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients 8 spoons of self-raising flour 4 spoons of butter 2.5 spoons of sugar pinch of cinnamon raisins Method Crumble butter, sugar and flour together Add raisins or use them to […]

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22
Oct
2019

WHAT’S ON: NOVEMBER/DECEMBER

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 Day! We’d love […]

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15
Oct
2019

One for the kids: Decorate a tree

Autumn has brought us some wonderful colours and shapes in nature. Get creative and use natural objects to make decorations for a tree… maybe in your garden, or in your local woodland! The Devon Wildlife Trust have created a fantastic worksheet that you can print out and enjoy with the little ones.

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30
Sep
2019

Foraging in Autumn: Nuts and Berries

  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 […]

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23
Sep
2019

Try at home recipe…Toffee Apples

This month, our Wild Tots made Toffee Apples…. getting some practise in ready for Bonfire Night! Give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients Apples Brown Sugar Method Peel and quarter apples Toast over the fire until sticky Dip into brown sugar and toast over the […]

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16
Sep
2019

What’s On: Autumn/Winter

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 Autumn/Winter, including our Halloween Family Fun Day, October Half Term Woodland Adventure Club, Wreath Making and […]

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03
Sep
2019

Meet the Wild Tots Team: Beccy

Our Autumn Wild Tots term has just begun, meet the fabulous team behind our Outdoor Toddler Group! They tell us what they love most about the woodland, and how it all began! This week we meet Beccy, who teaches Wild Tots on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings… I am mostly involved with Wild Tots, but can be […]

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30
Aug
2019

One for the kids: Make your own Bat Box

There are estimated to be more than 15 million gardens in the UK, covering an area greater than all of the UK’s nature reserves combined. Our gardens and public green spaces are vitally important habitats for wildlife, including bats. The UK is home to 18 species of bat, the largest being the noctule which weighs the same as four […]

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