Environmental Education

Plastic Free July

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Campaigns, Environmental Education, Zero Waste

plastic free july, zero waste, plastic campaigns

Did you know scientists estimate that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans? About half of all plastic produced is for single-use or disposable items such as packaging.  Choose to refuse single-use plastic this July by signing up for the Plastic Free July challenge at www.plasticfreejuly.org. By bringing your own reusable shopping […]

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Mud And Bloom:The Subscription Box That Gets You And Your Kids Outdoors

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Education, Green Directory Reviews, green gardening

green gardening boxes

When I first saw the Mud and Bloom Box featured on twitter I was immediately intrigued and wanted to know more. As gardening and crafts are two of my favourite things, a subscription box combining the two seemed a great idea, especially for children. Crafts Since February my two children aged 6 and 8 have […]

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Book Review:The Natural Storyteller

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Education, Green Book Reviews

green book review

Georgiana Keable the author of ‘The Natural Storyteller, Wildlife Tales For Telling’ has been a key figure in the rebirth of storytelling in both Norway and England. She founded the Norway Storytelling Festival in 2004 and now teaches storytelling at Oslo University. This  collection of short stories encompasses enthralling tales from India, Scandinavia, Africa, Russia, […]

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Writing In The Woods

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Education

Looking for inspiration to get your child writing? Come and join us for a weekly session of ‘Writing in the woods’ where your child will be given the opportunity to explore a variety of literary forms including fiction, poetry, short stories, drama and more in the wonderful setting of Foundry Wood. The series of workshops […]

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic At Foundry Wood

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Craft Courses, Environmental Education, Green Events

nature crafts, eco courses

Come and join us for a teddy bears picnic at Foundry Wood on Friday 3rd June. Take part in a nature trail & scavenger hunt, craft activities and build your bear a den in the woodland. Bring your teddy bear and own picnic. Squash provided. Time 11-12.15 Session Fully Booked Time 12.30-1.45 Places Available £3 per child, booking essential. Please […]

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Juno Spring Extra Craft Special

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Education, green home

eco crafts, environmental crafts

If you love spending time making things and crafting then you’ll love the JUNO Spring Extra. It is the first of two new special issues which will be published each year in April and October. This first issue has a craft theme and features simple projects that use natural or recycled materials, and supplies that most of […]

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