A Guide To Keeping A Nature Journal – Connect With Nature

Originally we started keeping a nature journal the year that we followed a nature curriculum.  However, we have kept it going, though not on a weekly basis, as we all really enjoyed doing it.  We each keep an A5 sized notebook that is devoted to drawings, writing, or things we have stuck into it about nature.  We follow the seasons …

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 …

Bushcraft For children – 6 Activities To Do

Everyone benefits from being in the outdoors, and bushcraft helps us understand nature more and connect to it better.  Bushcraft for children is a way to teach them what nature can provide for them, and they bond with nature.  They learn life skills through bushcraft, have a lot of fun, and it is also a way for families to spend some …

What Is Nature Based Learning – Tips To Get Started

What is nature based learning?  Nature based learning is a form of learning and development via the immersion in nature, which also has underlying conservation values as well.  It develops a life long connection to the natural world for the children, and puts nature at the centre of their learning.  I will go into the benefits of nature based learning …