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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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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

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Half Term Shenanigans

At the beginning of the week, I bundled the smalls into the car and headed off for adventure… We spent our first day¬†away roaming free at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. We first visited back in March 2016 and took full advantage of converting our entry ticket into a years pass (for free!). This week was… Continue reading Half Term Shenanigans