We’ve been enjoying seeing the springtime foods coming up in hedgerows & the woods recently. Navelwort grows in damp cracks & gaps on walls or on tree roots like this one. It makes a tasty woodland snack whilst out and about and tastes a bit like cucumber some say! Next time you see some why […]
Spring is undoubtedly the most beautiful time of year to be outdoors, with new life popping up everywhere. Make the most of the coming warmer weeks with the kids by getting outside and creating something special together. The Devon Wildlife Trust have created a fantastic Mini Nature Reserve worksheet that you can print out and enjoy […]
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 February and March, including our brand new Spring Term of Wild Tots. We’d love to see […]
A chili recipe will definitely take your chills away whenever the cold winter air embraces you. Warm your freezing night with this winter campfire recipe and indulge yourself in a hearty feast. This easy 5 ingredient chilli recipe is the easiest you will ever make. You can spice it up if you like or leave it […]
Gardens are full of wildlife at all times of the year, even when the weather is cold. Keep an eye on your garden this winter, and see if you can spot any wildlife with this handy worksheet from The Wildlife Trust.
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 […]
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 December and January, including our new term of Indoor Wild Tots and the Christmas family […]
Give our Wild Tots Welsh Cake recipe a go, easy to make in a frying pan and taste divine with a cup of tea/hot chocolate! The dairy free ingredients can be substituted for dairy if preferred. They can be stored for a few days and enjoyed warm or cold, and with butter and jam. […]
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 […]