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Salty Sea in Sight

One of the many health benefits regarding the outdoors is improved mental health and well-being… I recently caught up with Lucy Carter of ‘From Lucy With Love’. (Unfortunately, we had to use technology to communicate as now living in Cornwall, she’s a little too far away for a day visit… much to my disappointment!) Lucy… Continue reading Salty Sea in Sight

Adventure · Child Development · Child Play · Learning · Research · Wildlife

Rain-kisses in Red Suits

Forest School isn’t a place or a person. It’s a philosophy in which an outdoor natural space provides an environment for creative learning development. Using Scandinavian principles and European pedagogical theories in it’s teaching, frequent Forest School sessions empower the child with a range of skills that are often untouched in a standard classroom setting. The benefits… Continue reading Rain-kisses in Red Suits

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Outdoor Classroom Day 2017

Thursday 18th May 2017 is Outdoor Classroom Day. Over half a million children got involved in 2016 globally, and early indications show that this year will involve many more… The purpose of the day is to celebrate outdoor learning and play, and more importantly, to inspire schools and educators to make outdoor learning and play… Continue reading Outdoor Classroom Day 2017

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April’s Favourite Place

During the Easter holidays, using the National Trust app, I stumbled upon the Wimpole Estate when looking for a day out. We packed up a picnic and headed off for adventure! About an hours drive from home, we were soon parking up and heading into the stable block to show our membership cards for entry.… Continue reading April’s Favourite Place

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Walking for ESAR

On Friday 9th June 2017 the husband will be completing a 33.8 km (21 mile) walk around Chelmsford. He will walk solo using the public footpaths that make up ‘The Centenary Circle’ route. Alongside the personal achievement of completion, he aims to raise some money for Essex Lowland Search and Rescue, a charity primarily working in… Continue reading Walking for ESAR

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Searching For Fairies

Arriving at Norsey Wood, the smallest was thrilled to see a sea of bluebells. Having been last April, I couldn’t wait for her to experience the magic of them again this year. Dressed in our adventure pants and wellies, we set off from the car park and into the woods. The smallest was in her… Continue reading Searching For Fairies