Christmas Craft Packs

Update – Instructions from craft packs further down the page. All standard and luxury craft packs sold out, as did the lantern sets. There are some Santa/reindeer puppets still available. Santa and Reindeer SetBuild your own Santa and Reindeer with moving legs and arms! Perfect for decorating and hanging in the home. You get oneContinue reading “Christmas Craft Packs”

Christmas craft packs for children

Have yourselves some festive fun with our Christmas craft packs for children. A range of mainly natural materials to create your own decorations and displays this yuletide period. A fun family activity and festive to boot! All profits made will go toward our fund raising efforts for a new wildlife pond in Rowntree Park. WeContinue reading “Christmas craft packs for children”

Home Education Sessions – Forest School

Calling all you Nature Ninjas! Let’s go wild in the woods with our Forest School sessions aimed at Home Educated children. Now starting monthly sessions running on Friday afternoons. The first session: Friday 23rd October 2020 12.15pm-2.15pm UPDATE: Session sold out in 4 hours. There will be further sessions each month. Details will come viaContinue reading “Home Education Sessions – Forest School”

Rowntree Park York – Forest School for Big Kids!

Saturday 12th of September 2020 10am-11.30am Saturday 17th of October 2020 10am-11.30am Our popular York Forest School for ‘Big Kids’ offer a range of bush crafts and outdoor learning suitable for 6-12 year olds. Sessions can include nature based arts and crafts, use of tools such as knives, drills and saws, fire skills and campfireContinue reading “Rowntree Park York – Forest School for Big Kids!”

Green Woodworking Sessions

 We are offering ‘Green Woodworking’ sessions for  Home Educated children. Starting on Thursday 27th February 2020 1pm – 2.15 (running for 6 weeks) What is Green Woodworking? Green woodworking is a form of woodcraft that works unseasoned or “green” timber into finished items using handtools. It’s a lovely chance to work with the natural materialsContinue reading “Green Woodworking Sessions”

Festive Forest School Big Kids

Join us for  a ‘festive-themed’ Saturday Forest school/bushcraft session aimed at children aged 6 and over. Saturday  14th of December 1-2.30pm We’re getting festive for our December ‘Big Kids’ forest school.  This month we’re using green woodcraft skills to make mini reindeer and Christmas decorations.  There will be sawing, hammering and hand drilling all followedContinue reading “Festive Forest School Big Kids”

Christmas Crafts – Children’s Event

Join us to make natural Christmas decorations and generally get into the mood for Christmas! Saturday 30th of November 10am or 10.30am start times (end by 12pm) For children age 2-15 (Little ones will need a lot more parent/carer help) We will be crafting on the cafe balcony this year!  Wrap up warm, get aContinue reading “Christmas Crafts – Children’s Event”

Forest School 6+ – November session

Join us for a Saturday Forest school/bushcraft session aimed at children aged 6 and over. Saturday 16th of November 1-2.30pm We started running these sessions in September and they have proved very popular.  We intend to run the sessions monthly.  The sessions will get children outdoors and engaging with nature. Sessions will include a mixContinue reading “Forest School 6+ – November session”

Forest School comes to Rowntree Park

We are excited to announce that Forest School sessions for children are coming to Rowntree Park this Autumn, starting on Friday 13th of September. Places are strictly limited and must be booked in advance. Magical moments being nurtured in nature It is so important for children, and adults, to spend time outdoors in nature. ForestContinue reading “Forest School comes to Rowntree Park”