30 Days Wild Day 18 and 19: Following a worm and some sunny fun

This weekend was an eventful one! Day 18 was a garden day, lots of planting and tidying.  While clearing some old cardboard (used as a den in the garden Day 10) E and M found a HUGE worm (approx. 20cm long!) which … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 17: “Find something, everyone, throw something in!”

Inspired by ‘Room on the Broom’’ we made magic potions in the garden.  We used a collection of smelly and colourful plants and some water and “mixed them well” while reciting some favourite sections from the book. One potion then … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 16: Learning about creatures from other countries

Day 16 we headed to the zoo to visit some creatures from other countries.  As you can imagine we saw all of the usual suspects including the lions up very close, E was not so sure, quite rightly so! We … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 15: Collecting rainbows and waking clouds

On Day 15 we took a trip to a local reserve in search of a rainbow of colours… I made E and M butterflies out of card and put 5 small strips of double-sided tape on them.  On arrival we … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 14: Natural history

Yesterday we went to the natural history museum as E and M had requested we visit the elephants, polar bear, butterflies… and the not so wild lift (one of the many highlights). We saw a black swan behind glass which … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 8: Slug and snail hunting

A squelchy walk through the woods revealed a whole lot of slugs and snails! M is an expert at spotting even the tiniest perfectly camouflaged ones 🙂 E and I are always excited to see her finds…

30 Days Wild Day 6: Art in the garden

Day 6 gave us amazing weather so we had a lazy day in the garden doing some art work with street chalk.  It was intended for the path but, as always, E and M went a little off-piste! We had … Continue reading