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 […]
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 […]
Last week our Wild Tots made delicious Pumpkin Soup with the remains of their Halloween creations! Pair with crusty bread and butter for the perfect Autumnal lunch. Ingredients 1kg pumpkin 2 onions finely chopped 700ml veg/chicken stock 150ml double cream 300mls of water 2 tbsp of oil Method Heat 2 tbsp olive […]
Take a trip into the woodland this Autumn and explore the different types of leaves and trees with this handy worksheet. Look for leaves on the trees and on the ground. How many different colours can you find? Find out why leaves change colour! Click the image below to download, and have fun!
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 […]