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The Big Butterfly Count - Create your own Butterfly Feeder!

The Big Butterfly Count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world's biggest survey of butterflies! 

Create your own Cactus!

So you've planted your cactus seeds which we included in our latest Willow & Wild Box, and seeing as they can take up to a year to grow we thought we'd share an easy-peasy craft activity for your little ones to enjoy!

Now the Summer has arrived! Things to do this month in your garden!

Now the Summer has arrived! Things to do this month in your garden!
We've heard there's going to be a bit of a heat wave on the way over the next few weeks, so we've put together a few tips for gardening throughout July. 

Friends of the Earth - Great British Bee Count

Friends of the Earth - Great British Bee Count
The wonderful little busy bees that give us yummy honey and play a vital part in the pollination of plants and crops (without our bees many of these would die) are unfortunately having a tough time lately. This is largely due to loss of habitat, wildflower meadows, intensive farming and climate change.

Activities for the Easter Holidays!

Activities for the Easter Holidays!
The Easter holidays are now upon us, and you may be on the lookout for some inspiration for both indoor and outdoor activities to keep your children entertained! 

Top Tips for Gardening with Kids!

Top Tips for Gardening with Kids!
  Children love getting their hands mucky, so gardening can be the perfect activity to do together that will help them learn more about nature w...

British Science Week - Discovery and Exploration

British Science Week - Discovery and Exploration

Why is science so important for young children? 

Science is not just a set of facts, it is a process – a way of thinking and understanding the world and what’s around us.

 It is observing, predicting what might happen, testing those predictions, and making sense of observations.

The benefits of getting your children outdoors and enjoying nature

The benefits of getting your children outdoors and enjoying nature
Children learn from growing things. People of all ages can enjoy gardening, growing and nature, but children will have lots of fun and gain special benefits. 

Spring is on its way!

Spring is on its way!
If you’re like us, we’ve been obsessed with the weather recently, from frosty to sunny, and even snow in some parts of the UK, the weather certainly can’t make its mind up! There is one thing you can be sure of, and that’s that Spring is on its way…

All about National Nest Box Week!

National Bird Box Week
We all know that 14th February marks Valentine’s Day, but did you also know that is also marks the start of National Nest Box Week which runs from the 14th to 21st February?

Create an Easy Peasy Newspaper Plant Pot!

Create an Easy Peasy Newspaper Plant Pot!
Create your own organic plant pots using old newspapers!

Time to get your creative explorers outdoors!

We are so excited to announce that you can now sign up to receive your first Willow & Wild Box which will be posted directly to you at the beginning of February!