The Benefits of Forest School

The Benefits of Forest School

The following is a guest post written by Adam Smart who is a dad of two children aged 1 and 5 and forest school leader. He also runs three after school clubs and works as a teaching assistant. I really wanted someone to write about the benefits of forest school and Adam very kindly volunteered. Many Thanks to him for the following wonderful piece. The benefits of Forest School by Adam Smart Forest school is transformational! When I trained to…

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Introducing children to gardening

Introducing children to gardening

Gardens can be a great place to cultivate a meaningful and fun learning experience for children. It’s a natural match. Gardening can offer children an opportunity to learn the life cycle process, by which plants are grown, as well as responsibility, caretaking, independence, and environmental awareness. Introducing children to gardening is a great way to increase their awareness of where food comes from and the importance of the environment in everyday life. Child-Friendly Gardening Tips A great way to spark…

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Cricket is Summer – a review on behalf of Net world sports

Cricket is Summer – a review on behalf of Net world sports

We are very lucky to have space outdoors to play. While Dylan being a typical 10 year old would love nothing more than to be glued to his Xbox for hours, he does, without too much coaxing, love playing out. He’s absolutely football mad, I admit that this may have been nurtured by me, but it wasn’t exactly hard. He knows all the players, follows the gossip and loves to play in goal. While I’ve always loved the game, it…

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Why caravanning is the perfect family holiday

Why caravanning is the perfect family holiday

Caravanning to me is the perfect family Holiday but I understand it can be difficult at times. The most recent trip we went on, Matilda (4) managed to catch her finger which resulted in a blister. She proceeded to have a meltdown for around 30 minutes just in the middle of us putting up the awning which is a two person job. Times like that can be challenging BUT for all the tantrums caravanning is so very worth it. I…

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St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans National Museum of History

How on earth have I missed this place?! Absolutely wonderful day out at St Fagans National Museum of History. Based in St Fagans just outside Cardiff this gem of a museum is so much more than what is traditionally considered a museum. It’s £5 for parking and FREE entry! I can’t really believe this, for a whole day out you pay nothing. A couple of Restaurants on site but you can take a picnic in and plenty of picnic tables…

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