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...

Back out there

The strikingly clear early spring light shone on us for our first session back out in the woods. And what a wondrously enjoyable time we...

Spring is in the air

It has been a long, cold winter for many reasons. We've been quietly holed up at home, like the rest of the world. As with everyone, it's...

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...

November magic

We started the day planting trees in what is to be a new bit of woodland. We have set out a circlular space to be a future woodland glade...

Autumn Adventures

We welcomed new faces to our 'Stay and Play' group. The rain blew away as we gathered. There was fire starting, leaf throwing, broom...

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...

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...

Farewell to the summer

The children had their final fling in the woods today. They all continued their activity and individual fascinations from previous...

Tuesday in the woods

The sun shone, the rain fell, the blackberries were collected and squished and painted with and poured, the trees were climbed and swung...

Is Autumn on its way?

The rain clouds have gathered and there is a breeze in the air. We spent a brief time checking out the new wood piles created from...

Tree trimming

We've been having a week off this week, to spend much needed time with the family. This has meant there have been no sessions in the...

Tuesday

Today was one of those trolley pulling, wood collecting, tree climbing, dust kicking, wheat field exploring, gate climbing, lamb cooing,...

Seemingly endless summer

The sun has just kept on shining, shining, shining through the cloudless skies of recent days, weeks and months. As we write this, we...

April showers bring May flowers.

We are greatly missing the sessions in the woods and all of the fabulous children we usually share the space with every week. The small...

The leaves are out, the people are in.

We've all been 'locked down', but not out, for four and a half weeks now. We have been keeping super busy (partly because of all of our...

Monday's plant

This flowers is nearly on it's way out, so get out there whilst you can and see if you can spot it.