Tag Archive: nature

Becoming Wildlife Trust members

At the beginning of the year we decided to assess our household outgoings. We had been paying our National Trust membership for around three years, and neither of us could remember the last time we used it. While we think…
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Shelter making in the woods

Day two of our #30DaysWild is all about building a shelter or den in the woods! We went over to Tatton Park in Cheshire to attend the Geronimo Festival that was held there. We had an amazing time and the boys…
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What’s on: The Good Life Experience

I love that there are increasingly more opportunities for families to enjoy life’s true pleasures, and The Good Life Experience is one of them. Described as ‘A weekend of fun & discovery with music, books, food and the great outdoors’,…
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30 Days Wild

30 Days Wild As a family, we are big fans of the outdoors. We love to explore new places, learn about our natural environment and see the boys appreciate the wonder of the natural world. Next month we are taking…
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Easter outdoors: What’s on?

The term ‘school holidays’ strikes fear into many parents’ hearts, but not us. We love to spend Easter outdoors and we love the opportunity to spend more time with the boys (even if they are bickering) and at the top…
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Exploring with a pocket microscope

There haven’t been all that many opportunities for us to go out walking these past few weeks, what with the bad weather and me not taking to the first three months of pregnancy very well. So as soon as the…
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Formby Point

Which do you prefer, the forest or the beach? Well, it doesn’t actually matter when you visit Formby Point, as we discovered when we visited earlier in the year. As you leave your car in the car park and head into…
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Review: Ant World by Interplay

We’ve done a series of reviews lately on Interplay’s My Living World range, and our latest is Ant World. We enjoyed Worm World and Rowan’s entire class were able to benefit from the Butterfly World kit we sent into school….
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Five great places to see Lancashire wildlife

What could be more relaxing than a leisurely stroll around beautiful gardens on a sunny afternoon? Perhaps a beautiful coast is more your kind of setting? Or if you’re trying to entertain the kids, how about becoming Nature Explorers for the…
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Interplay My Living World: Butterfly World

I’ve always found the life cycle of the butterfly to be amazing. When Interplay asked if we’d like to try out their Butterfly World nature study kit I asked my youngest son Rowan if he’d like to take the kit…
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