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”

Nature Ninjas spring into action!

  What an amazing start our ‘Nature Ninjas’ have had!  This new after-school club has been running a  few weeks now and it is proving to be lots of fun!  Our Younger Friends of Rowntree Park have been trying out a variety of nature-based activities including den building, pond dipping, bug hunting and making birds nests. Continue reading “Nature Ninjas spring into action!”

Where have all the Conkers gone?

A guest blogpost by Christine, of the Very Young Friends My own very young friend of Rowntree Park and I love to go out collecting things.  We’ve found pine cones, seed pods, brown leaves, green leaves, red leaves, orange leaves and all the colours inbetween but NO conkers! We searched the woods area.  We searchedContinue reading “Where have all the Conkers gone?”