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5 Minute Crafts - Make a Stick Star

5 Minute Crafts - Make a Stick Star
Make these easy, beautiful stick stars. All you need are 5 sticks, scissors and some string or twine. Download the instructions here    

What's in season this month - November

What's in season this month - November
English Cox's Apples - In season this month   We are lucky to have a great variety of season friut, vegetables in the UK. Here is what is in seaso...

Weekly 5 Minute Crafts - Make a Stick or Teasel Hedgehog

Weekly 5 Minute Crafts - Make a Stick or Teasel Hedgehog
Weekly 5 minute crafts - Make a Stick or Teasel Hedgehog from clay or play doh !

New! Weekly 5 minute crafts with Willow & Wild Box

New!  Weekly 5 minute crafts with Willow & Wild Box
  Welcome to our first weekly 5 minute crafts blog - this week it's make a seasonal Autumn leaf crown. Autumn is a wonderful month - Beautiful col...

Top nature inspired activities to enjoy with your children or grandchildren this season

Top nature inspired activities to enjoy with your children or grandchildren this season
  It may be getting a little colder outside but this doesn’t mean that your little adventurers still can’t enjoy some nature inspired fun! Here are...

National Get Outside Day!

  Getting children outside isn’t just fun – it’s good for them! Here are 5 health benefits of getting children outside:  Improves vision: A Uni...

Create your own Wormery with our 7 easy steps!

Who's ready to tick 'make your own wormery' off their 28 days of nature-inspired ideas guide? Charlotte had great fun making her wormery, and l...

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!