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A damselfly on a leaf

#30dayswild 2019 – Week 1

#30DaysWild is a challenge from the Wildlife Trust to connect more with nature every day in June, joining in with “random acts of wildness”. This is our third year taking…

Sophie walking along the Grand Union canal near Denham

#30dayswild – A guided nature walk at Denham Country Park

Denham Country Park is one of my favourite places to explore. It’s a great place for learning more about nature and they often have sessions for children, such as river…

Sophie's nature journal with a bouquet of roses

#30dayswild – Making a nature journal

At the start of this year’s #30DaysWild challenge, Sophie made her own nature journal to help her record our wild adventures. Over the next month, we’ll be filling it with…

Sophie standing in the long grass near the Chinese bridge at the arboretum in Langley Park

30 ideas for doing #30dayswild with kids

This year we will be taking part in #30DaysWild for the third time. #30DaysWild is a fun challenge organised by the Wildlife Trust to encourage people to connect with nature…

A rain gauge made from a plastic bottle outside in the garden

Crafting with kids: Making a rain gauge

I love craft activities that can be used as learning opportunities for children. One of the things that Sophie and I have done recently is to make a rain gauge…

Sophie wearing a flower crown made from hawksbeard

#30DaysWild 2018 – Week 4

#30DaysWild is a nature challenge run by the Wildlife Trust. It aims to encourage people to connect with nature through doing wild activities every day throughout June. We joined in…

Sophie taking a closer look in the garden with her magnifying glass

#30DaysWild 2018 – Week 3

#30DaysWild is a nature challenge run by the Wildlife Trust. It aims to encourage people to connect with nature through doing wild activities every day throughout June. We joined in…

A bumble bee on the pyracantha

#30DaysWild 2018 – Week 2

#30DaysWild is a nature challenge run by the Wildlife Trust. It aims to encourage people to connect with nature through doing wild activities every day throughout June. We joined in…

Sophie showing off her finished nature bracelets

#30DaysWild – Simple nature bracelets

One of my favourite things when taking part in #30DaysWild last year was combining getting out and enjoying nature with doing some crafts. These pretty nature bracelets are easy to…

Pink sorrel in the garden

#30DaysWild 2018 – Week 1

#30DaysWild is a nature challenge run by the Wildlife Trust. It aims to encourage people to connect with nature through doing wild activities every day throughout June. We joined in…