#30dayswild

A leaf necklace, grass-heart wand and a leaf crown on a garden table

#30DaysWild – Making nature fashion accessories

We’ve come to the end of #30DaysWild for another year. Our wild activities have been quite low-key this year due to being mostly restricted to the garden but we have…

Three leaves on a piece of paper with a rainbow print of each leaf above it

#30DaysWild – Rainbow leaf printing

We’re taking part in #30DaysWild once again this June. If you’ve not come across #30DaysWild before, it’s a challenge set by The Wildlife Trusts to do one wild thing each…

A wormery made from a plastic bottle with alternating layers of sharp sand and compost inside

Outdoor learning: making a wormery

Sophie has been enjoying our various outdoor learning sessions over the last few weeks. We’ve created a little ‘Muddy Puddles’ area in our back garden as a space for her…

A toy den made of sticks with Playmobil 123 and Duplo figures inside

Outdoor learning: making a toy den

One of the things I’ve enjoyed about doing home learning with Sophie has been thinking of ways to take our learning outdoors as much as possible. One of Sophie’s home…

The solar oven in the garden with cookie dough inside

#30DaysWild – Making a solar oven

Making a solar oven and using the power of the sun to do some outdoor baking has been on my list of things to try with Sophie for a while.…

A bee in the middle of a dog rose

#30dayswild 2019 – Week 4

#30DaysWild is now over for this year. We’ve enjoyed taking part in this challenge from the Wildlife Trust to connect more with nature every day in June, joining in with…

Sophie picking strawberries

#30DaysWild – Fruit picking

One of my Christmas presents to my husband last year was a box of envelopes – each labelled with the month that he was to open them. In each of…

A squirrel with a pine cone bird feeder in its mouth

#30dayswild 2019 – Week 3

#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…

A ripe strawberry ready for picking

#30dayswild 2019 – Week 2

#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…

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…