Sunny days

The sun has allowed the wild plants and flowers to blossom and bloom and given us ideas for creative play in the woods. The grass has...

May days

Rain doesn't stop play in the woods. There were stiles and bridges to go over and under. Some children hid in the shelter to eat a snack-...

Tuesday

After the long weekend and a splash of rain, the bluebells were really blooming and blowing in the breeze today. Today was about hunting...

Tuesday

The north wind had dropped and the Spring sunshine was felt today. With the bluebells emerging, we sniffed them to get their scent on the...

Springtime play

With the sun upon us we set off for our final holiday adventure in the woods. Today was a day of games and play. The children made up...

Eggcellent adventures

The children started their day with an exploration through the woodland and some tree identification games and spotted a nest. They...

Woodland Wednesday

With a light dusting of yesterdays snow on the ground and a chill in the air, we set off in beautiful sunshine to the fields. The...

Tremendous Tuesday Tree Planting

In collaboration with The Children's Forests, today we set off on a great tree planting adventure, to continue the process here in Sawpit...

Sunny Days

With the blackthorn blossom emerging and the willow blooming in the trees, today we welcomed back our group of parents and children. The...

And so it doesn't begin again...

We've enjoyed tonight's late night news watching with the teenage children of the house. It's odd that we gathered together to watch and...

Tuesday Tools

The early peace of the woods is always a tonic to life in general and we had a welcome moment of calm, with falling leaves and early...

Woodwork Tuesday

It was all about working with wood today in the woods. After starting a cracking fire, the children had a go at axing some wood with an...

Wonderful Woodland Wednesday

Sometimes you need to take a deep breath when looking at the weather forecast. Or when using the tried and tested forecasting method of...

Rain doesn't stop play

Despite the gorgeous light of Tuesday rising, the rain didn't stay away today. Not to worry, rain never stops play in the woods- just...

Spore Prints

We foraged for some fungi this Tuesday. By placing the fungi down on some paper, you can collect a 'spore print' from them. These were...

End of Term Tuesday

We can't quite believe how quickly this Autumn has sped by, and how we have been so richly immersed in so much change in the world of the...

Autumn Tuesday

The Autumn weather has set in and there has been dampness in the air and on the ground. Puddles to jump in, leaves to collect and Autumn...

Woodland Warming

We sit here writing this by the warmth of a woodland fire (The wonders of modern technology meaning we can WFH in the woods) and reflect...

Afterschool delight

The afternoon brought the sunshine and we set out for an afternoon of after school delight. It gives us such joy that the children...

Stay and Play with swallows

Despite a slight drizzle of rain in the air, we had a wonderfully free and dry morning. A new group of children and their carers came to...