Wild birthday celebrations

Our recent visit to the Norfolk coast was planned to coincide with the twins fourth birthday as the beach is their most favourite place to play.  Their birthday started with the usual balloons, birthday cake (made and decorated by us … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 25: Cloud watching on the M1

Day 25 we packed up our things for an internet and phone free week of cycling in the peak district.  The process of getting ready for a holiday is notoriously stressful in our household so we allowed ourselves the most … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 9: Nature Tots

Yesterday we went to Nature Tots, a monthly nature based session for toddlers at our local reserve.  This month the theme was minibeasts which is pretty perfect considering the recent obsession.  We had a story (The very hungry caterpillar), a … 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

30 Days Wild Day 4 and 5: Exploring new wild places, alfresco dining and crafting

Hi again! Sorry for the bumper post but we had a GREAT weekend enjoying being wild and I ran out of time to blog. Sooo… Day 4 we set out for a real adventure.  Daddy and Mummy braved new territory … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 3: Treasure hunting

Day 3 we went on a nature’s treasure hunt at our local woods (yes back again!).  So we set off, egg boxes in hands (yes you heard me right!) from yesterday’s bootcamp, in search of 6 treasures to place in … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 2: Nature detective bootcamp

And what a bootcamp it was… AMAZING!  A great day out at our local Trust reserve for my two little explorers (I might have been a little excited too!), thanks guys!  We were a tad late getting started as puddle … Continue reading

Day 1: Puddle jumping

The first day of our 30 days wild was wet, thank goodness for puddles I thought! We headed to the woods where we have some favourite spots for puddle jumping, absolutely huge ones that E and M love to run … Continue reading