About the author


Kirsty is the mum of two kids and has spent the last 16 years on a quest to get them outside more, enjoying nature and the world around them.


Great days out – Nature reserves

By Kirsty / July 22, 2012

So the summer holidays have arrived and the the scramble is on for ideas for great days out.  The problem with this is that sometimes it can get incredibly expensive.  So, allow me to make a suggestion – visit a nature reserve! There are many nature reserves in the UK, and they can vary from […]


Art at the beach

By Kirsty / July 20, 2012

We love being beside the sea and would be there every day if we could. No matter what kind of beach you end up at you can make some art. Sand Art From building the traditional sandcastles and decorating with shells, to a more elaborate race track to ride your car around.  My 12 year […]


Spider webs in the rain

By Kirsty / July 20, 2012

On rainy days it can be hard to think of ways to get the kids outside at all.  Keep checking back in our rainy days category for more ideas if the weather fails you. Spiders.  Some kids love them, some hate them.  But one thing that can generally be agreed on is the beauty of […]


Nature Journals

By Kirsty / July 10, 2012

I’ll probably talk a lot about nature journals on here.  I love the idea of them and would really recommend them to anyone as a way of documenting the things you see and to encourage kids to really *look* at nature. So, what are the options for making a nature journal?  What you decide on […]

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