Day 24: Accidental minibeast hunting

On the eve on the 23rd we turned our house upside down in an attempt to clear our bedroom and staircase ready for the floorboards to be sanded and varnished.  Day 24 sanding commenced with A sealed in the bedroom … Continue reading

Day 23: Wild teacher

Day 23 I stepped into my role of wild teacher to more than two as thirty little ones arrived at our local nature reserve.  In the morning they adopted the role of nature detectives, discovering the wildlife living at the … Continue reading

Day 22: Minibeast hunting

Day 22 we headed to another of our favourite outdoor playgroups for a minibeast themed day.   We heard the story of the hungry caterpillar, hunted for the matching wings for our butterfly, went hunting for real minibeasts, had a caterpillar … Continue reading

Day 21: Summer solstice

I’m sorry this is so late.  It has been a tiring week, the heat has had us up in the night a lot and I couldn’t write what I wanted to say, here goes… On the evening of Day 21 … Continue reading

Day 20: Pond dipping

Day 20 we had a whole host of fun… breakfast in the garden, making a car ramp out of an old pallet (I provided the materials, they did the rest!), playing with construction vehicles and natural objects, lunch in the … Continue reading

Day 19: Den play

Day 19 we headed to the shade of our local woodland with our lovely friends.  A little walk through the woodland led us to a nice open shady picnic spot.  After refuelling, the three little people headed into the woodland … Continue reading