#30dayswild

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…

A bird feeder made from a toilet roll tube covered in peanut butter and seeds

#30DaysWild – Making toilet roll bird feeders

#30DaysWild is a month-long nature challenge run by the Wildlife Trust. It aims to encourage people to connect with nature by doing something wild each day through June. This is…

Jessica and Sophie with their rainbow nature hunt sheets and sitting under a den in the woods

#30DaysWild – Looking back on a month of wild adventures

We’ve enjoyed taking part in #30DaysWild for the first time this year. Having plenty of outdoor time is something I’ve always tried to encourage. #30DaysWild has helped give more of…

Sophie hooking one of the plastic ducks

#30DaysWild – Making the most of the outdoor moments

Our outdoor time for the final day of #30DaysWild hasn’t been quite so wild. It’s been all about snatching little windows of time to enjoy some outdoor fun in what…