05
Mar
2020

Try at home recipe… Soy Sauce Seeds

This week, our Wild Tots made Soy Sauce Seeds… give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients Mixture of seeds of your choice Soy Sauce Method Add seeds and a generous sprinkle of soy sauce into the pan Stir well over medium/high heat until they pop […]

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03
Mar
2020

Tick Bite Prevention – Lyme Disease

Spring is slowly arriving, and we want to make the most of it by getting outdoors. But we must be aware that when the weather heats up, the chances of being bitten by a tick increases as well. Many of us are all too familiar with tick bite prevention methods which is so positive but sometimes […]

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26
Feb
2020

One for the kids: Identifying trees in Winter

Our staff and volunteers at Wild Tots have been finding it really useful to learn about how a tree looks in Winter, which can be tricky when you don’t have the leaves to help you! Trees have lots of other clues when it comes to identifying them during the colder months. Find out what to […]

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17
Feb
2020

What to wear in the woods for Wild Tots!

As the weather gets chilly and we head back to the woods for Wild Tots, we’ve been thinking about what to dress your little ones in when adventuring outside. Merino thermals help a lot, my little one feels super cosy in hers. Then nice thick warm wool socks and if possible some neoprene lined wellies […]

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10
Feb
2020

What’s On: March

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 March, including our Grammarcombe at Night event where you can spend the evening bat watching with […]

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05
Feb
2020

One for the kids: How to make a Butterfly Feeding Table

Winter can be a dreary time for butterfly enthusiasts. Most butterflies spend the winter months tucked away in an immature life stage – egg, larva, or perhaps pupa. But there are a few species, including Brimstone, Peacock, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell and Comma, that diapause as adults during the winter months, waiting for the first days of spring to mate. […]

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27
Jan
2020

Try at home recipe… Banana Oat Cookies

This week, our Wild Tots made Banana Oat Cookies… give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients 2 cups of Oats 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Cinnamon 11/2 tsp Cocoa Powder 1/4 tsp Nutmeg 4 medium ripe bananas 1/3 cup chopped Walnuts Method Pre heat […]

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23
Jan
2020

Home Education: Our first week in camp!

We’ve had a fantastic first week with the new Home Education group! We got up to all sorts… campfires, cooking, natural woodwork, making new friends, exploring the forest & more! Mondays are now firmly in the diary for our Home Ed sessions, and we’ve had a great response from children and parents. Hugh who leads […]

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16
Jan
2020

What’s On: February

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

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