We were natures detectives, identifying trees; feeling the bark, observing the shapes of the leaves, the colours and even the smells, and then we made string and bracelets from grass and stinging nettles – well done to you all. It was wonderful to see some of the youngest identifying the trees!
Lots of children and their parents joined David in the woods for Environmental Learning and Bushcraft sessions at the Shortenhills Environmental Centre in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.
(This lovely short video was filmed and edited by Kirsty Feasey at Active-In) Continue reading “Summer holiday outdoor learning for children”
The Chiltern Open Air Museum rescues threatened historic buildings, which would otherwise be demolished, and rebuilds and preserves them. David was invited to run Bushcraft sessions in their wonderful recreation of an Iron Age roundhouse. Continue reading “Bushcraft in Iron Age Roundhouse at The Chiltern Open Air Museum”