Our very hungry caterpillars

3 days after our return from holidaying in Norfolk we received 10 tiny black caterpillars in a little parcel on the doorstep.  We ordered two jars (1 each) of Painted Lady caterpillars to raise into butterflies from Insect Lore. We … Continue reading

Day 25: Longing to be beside the sea…

For me, day 25 brought more of the same, sanding, gardening and making friends with minibeasts.  E and M, very fond of the seaside and with an impending visit to celebrate their birthday, also did a bit of sea themed … 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 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

Day 13: Wild hobby horses

Day 13 we took a wild walk through one of our local woodlands with E and M’s Grandpa and Nonna.  A lot of the usual woodland fun was had but I also went equipped for some hobby horse making… a … Continue reading

Day 8: Experimenting with nature

A wet and windy day spent at the zoo, E and M insisted in taking their dolls buggies.  The buggies however helped make our day wild, they were used for a number of experiments (all initiated and carried out by … Continue reading

Day 7: A home for fairies

Today we headed to our local woods to build a home for some fairies, complete with ladder. We as always made some minibeast friends along the way including a spider, butterfly, beetle, fly, dragonfly and a number of bumble bees. … Continue reading

Day 4: Followed a woolly woodland trail

Those that know me know I am partial to a bit of crochet, today I managed to tick the crochet and wild box in one. We headed to a new wild space for us, Rushmere Country Park, to follow the sculpture … Continue reading