Bug Houses for your Garden

5 of the Best Animal, Bee & Insect Houses for your Garden

Buying an insect, animal or bee house is a really great way to support our local wildlife and having more bugs in our gardens has its benefits for us too! Not only are insects interesting to watch, but they also pollinate our plants and feed on pests like aphids. Encouraging insects into our outdoor spaces … Read more

Forest School Clothing and Equipment

Forest School Clothing, Waterproofs and Equipment Guide

Essential Forest School Clothing for kids. Forest school sessions are becoming increasingly popular throughout the UK. Ensuring that your child wears the correct clothing, waterproofs and footwear for Forest Schools is essential. So you’re probably thinking about what to dress your child in for forest school and what equipment they will need to take with … Read more

Outdoor Activities To Calm Children

Outdoor Activities to Calm Children

One of my favourite things about spending time with my son outdoors is the calming effect it has on him…and me! Here are 10 outdoor activities that can be calming for children. Over the past year and a half, we have had to spend a lot more time indoors which has greatly affected children’s ability … Read more

Benefits of Early Years Play Outdoors

The Benefits of Outdoor Play in Early Years

The benefits of outdoor play in early years are plentiful. Outdoor play encourages creativity and provides opportunities to develop imagination and resourcefulness. We believe it is essential that children get frequent and regular opportunities to explore, learn and play in an outdoor environment. Advances in modern technology and indoor activities, such as television, video and … Read more

GROW-Wellbeing Family Forest Workshop Review

GROW-Wellbeing Wirral | Family Forest Workshop Review

We recently took part in a family forest workshop with GROW-Wellbeing in Wirral. We had lots of fun exploring their woodland area, making crafts, and of course, toasting marshmallows! Here’s what we thought… GROW-Wellbeing is based in Wirral and Merseyside. GROW-Wellbeing C.I.C. is a not-for-profit organisation that delivers creative, personally affirmative opportunities for children, young … Read more

Forest Schools in Wirral

Wirral Forest Schools | Where to do Forest Schools in Wirral

Forest schools are becoming increasingly popular but a lot of people aren’t aware of the many forest schools in their area and just how much they can do for their children. Here we look at some of the forest schools available in Wirral… Lots of schools hold their own forest schools, outdoor learning sessions, or … Read more

Children's Litter Pickers

Children’s Litter Pickers | Tools and Activities to Get Children Little Picking

Litter picking with children is a wonderful activity that encourages kids to care for the environment and understand they can make a big difference! We look at the best children’s little pickers and activities to help encourage children to care for nature. Litter covers our parks and beaches and costs us millions of pounds to … Read more

A Guide To Pond Dipping

A Guide to Pond Dipping, all You Need to Know About Pond Dipping

If you look underneath the water even in the smallest of ponds or streams there is an entire world of wildlife just waiting to be discovered. We’ve got all you need to know in our guide to pond dipping. Anyone can take part in pond dipping, it’s simple and doesn’t cost much at all. This … Read more