11
Dec
2019

What’s on: Christmas 2019/January

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/Outdoor Wild Tots and the Christmas family Fun […]

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27
Nov
2019

Try at home recipe… Snow Balls

This week, our Wild Tots made ‘Snow Balls’… Give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients Dried Apricots Dried Prunes Cocoa to taste Desiccated Coconut Method Mix equal amounts of dried fruit Blitz in food processor Add cocoa powder to taste Roll into small balls Roll […]

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20
Nov
2019

One for the Kids: Make your own Pine Snow Globe

It’s safe to say that Christmas is just around the corner, and we can start getting plans together and making our homes look a little more festive. Why not start out by using some beautiful pine branches from your garden/Christmas tree/local park to make your very own Snow Globe! The Devon Wildlife Trust have created […]

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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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forest school, touch of the wild, sweet chestnut, foraging
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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