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 …

Mini Pond Installation-An Easy Guide to Make a Fun Pond.

Reading a post on another blog, I discovered there was an easy way to add pond life to our garden.  We could make a mini pond.  My trio love pond dipping, and AcornSTEM’s post was fantastic with its step by step guide.  It was a real incentive to try and do this myself.  I researched it a little more first, and came …