Category Archives: Festivals

January Reflections: Lets get crafty

“King Winter is now in the land He reigns with cold and freezing hand. He makes Jack Frost touch nose and toe, and brings us bright and shiny snow.” We have found poems and verses – a rich activity to share together as a family is to follow the seasons of the year. But not […]

December Craft Decorations

There are so many wonderful craft opportunities for Christmas to choose from. One of our favourites is making Christmas ornaments from playdough. What you will need:   For the play dough: 130g of plain flour 70g warm water 40g fine sea salt 30g vegetable oil Food colourings of your choice.   Equipment:   Mixing bowl […]

November lantern craft!

Why not help your child make their own lantern to take a walk with or leave on the nature table? How to make a lantern: What you will need: Any clear glass jar – with any label removed. Different coloured tissue paper Craft glue & a paint brush String, ribbon or a length of finger […]

October reflections: Happy Halloween

Wilded Family. October Reflections

Halloween is approaching… As the days have turned colder and the nights drawn in, we’ve been dressing up warm in hats, scarves and gloves and spending hours outside collecting nature’s treasure. Our nature tables are heavy laden and our classroom walls awash with autumnal pictures and the results of our craft activities. Being outside and […]

Our Guide to May Festivals

May Festivals Mother Earth has woken up, and life is bursting everywhere! We are surrounded by the energy of renewal and rebirth, transformation and healing. This season is full of some of our favourite festivals; especially the May Pole! By May Day the seeds are planted, the sun has gathered strength to warm the soil […]

Celebrating May Day!

Happy May Day, everyone! This month, we are celebrating May Day, one of the most enchanting times of the year. The flowers are blooming; the birds are singing and everything is so fresh and new. What a perfect time to enjoy nature and all its beauty! May Day in the seasons By May Day the […]