05
Dec
2018

Volunteers needed!

  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 […]

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28
Nov
2018

What’s On: December/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 Wild Tots and the Christmas family […]

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24
Oct
2018

Try at home recipe… Pumpkin Soup

  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 […]

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16
Oct
2018

One for the kids: Autumn Tree and Leaf Detective

  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!  

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03
Oct
2018

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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27
Sep
2018

What’s On: October

  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 October, including our new Tuesday session of Wild Tots and the Halloween family Fun Day! […]

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24
Sep
2018

Try at home recipe… Blueberry Pancakes

  Pancakes always go down a storm in our Wild Tots sessions… they’re super simple and you can tweak the recipe with different ingredients depending on how you’re feeling and what time of year it is!   Ingredients 150g of plain flour 2 tablespoons of sugar 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of salt […]

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11
Sep
2018

One for the kids: How to make your own compost

  When you take part in compost activities for kids, take time to explain to them what happens to rubbish that isn’t composted. Landfills are filling up at an alarming rate, and waste disposal options are becoming hard to find. You can introduce your kids to the basic principles of taking responsibility for the waste […]

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28
Aug
2018

What’s On: September

  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 September, including our new term of Wild Tots! We’d love to see you and your […]

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