Make A Nature Wind Chime Craft

Nature is important to children’s well being and happiness, as well as it being important we all connect to nature. Nature play is the best way of helping our children to develop well physically, emotionally, and socially.  It’s got all bases covered!  Nature play, nature craft, and nature based activities all help strengthen the connection and bond with nature.  We were recently very lucky to …

Nature Craft – Make A Twig Pot

Nature is important to children’s well being and happiness, as well as it being important we all connect to nature. Nature play is the best way of helping our children to develop well physically, emotionally, and socially.  It’s got all bases covered!  Nature play, nature craft, and nature based activities all help strengthen the connection and bond with nature.  We were recently very lucky to …

Carving & Whittling For Children – Benefits & Tips

Whittling is the art of carving shapes with a knife.  Children love creating and there is something satisfying about making something from wood.  Our little lady adores her woodwork classes at school, which she has been doing for a few years now.  We have purchased two books to help us with our new endeavour of whittling for children.  They are Bushcraft, …

5 Nature Crafts To Develop Bushcraft Skills

What is bushcraft?  It is being able to use the resources in nature that are all  around us to survive in the great outdoors.  Children learn these skills through doing practical outdoor tasks and taking risks.  Nature crafts are a great fun way to develop bushcraft skills, so I have written about a few here.  There are many benefits to nature play, but I feel one …

Blowing Dandelion Bubbles – Nature’s Bubble Blower.

Have you ever made a nature bubble wand?  We have just had a lovely afternoon blowing dandelion bubbles through the plant’s stem 🙂 The trio loved making these and then experimenting with them also.  It’s a really easy activity to prepare, and because it’s outside all mess is outdoors too…bonus! What do you need for blowing dandelion bubbles? Washing up …

Seed Bombs – The Gardening Grenade!

Seed bombs are a great way to introduce colour, flowers, and therefore wildlife, into corners where nobody seems to care….just go for a walk, and lob one of these creations into a place that is dull and boring and then return in the summer to see if it has worked.  They are great for brightening up places you feel are …