Category Archives: Nature Table

January with Iona Lobban, off grid homeschooling.

A warm welcome to everyone from a very cold and snowy Scottish woodland. As a new year has begun we embrace the fresh start but the weather reminds us that we are still in the deepest of winter. Days are short and nights are long and chilly, many of the animals on our wood are […]

Seasonal Living with Young Children: The Power of Mindfulness and Slow Living ๐Ÿโ˜€๏ธโ„๏ธ๐ŸŒธ

In a world that often feels like it’s moving at a dizzying speed, taking a step back to embrace the rhythm of the seasons can offer a refreshing change of pace, especially for young children. Seasonal living encourages us to be present and experience the beauty of the world around us, unfolding one season at […]

Nature and Numbers: A Fun Introduction to Autumn with Numbers ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ”ข

Embrace the beauty of autumn and the joy of learning with our delightful autumn leaf counting craft, directly. This hands-on activity encourages children to engage with nature while learning numbers. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ”ข There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being outdoors, especially when it’s with my two little girls. They have a natural affinity for the […]

Rabbit finger puppet, animal finger puppets printable

These little finger puppets are a great hand work project for older children or a wonderful one for adults to make and use in storytelling with younger children. Equipment 2 colours of felt, one white sheet at least 8.5cm x 10cm One bright spring colour at least 8.5cm x 10cm Thread White wool (for the […]