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.

Plant of the day

It's a classic to start with....but it seems rude not to acknowledge this little beauty first of all. We are going to try a plant a day...

A walk to the woods

A little amble, on a gorgeous sunny day, to look for the bluebells.

Busy doing nothing

I've mainly been busy doing nothing. I did spend time at school tidying, sorting and shredding old papers. It's not the same without the...

Friday flowers

It's been a changeable week. Small scale ups and downs of productivity and inaction. As a family we are slowly adjusting to the altered...

Starting a Forest Garden

As there is no Forest School sessions going on currently, there is time to spend starting a Forest garden. It has been inspired by family...

Week 2

So as we settle into a new week, a new routine emerges. I have a full morning of freedom and solitude. I manage to do the washing, unload...

Spring is in the air

I’ve been brought up not to say the ‘C’ word, so I’m not going to utter it just now. Back in the real world, I brought Forest School...

Stream life

With a couple of brilliant small people, we set off out from a busy day at school to tackle the muddy path to the woods. We muddied our...