So much went on this day it is troublesome to even remember.Tribes came and went. Dr Who arrived, set a clue which was found, showed us an ancient black and white series with the first Dr Who (William Hartnall). Dragon potions were mixed and administered. We cut open an unripe walnut and found it white.… Continue reading July 2020 – Dragon medicine, tribes, bikes, Dr Who
‘There is always one potato left behind’ Two new brothers came today to make up to 7 with the same 5 facilitators, Leon and Megan fresh from Forest School training at the weekend. It could not be better for our gradual acclimatiaation back to post COVID 19 Forest School. Next week we will be 10.… Continue reading July 2020 – Dragons birthing, pits, whittling.
Oh so good to be back to the woods. 'It's like being in a rain forest', said one, and it was. Rare for East Anglia we had rain most of the day, but we didn't care. Loads of preparation work, massive hours on COVID Risk Assessments, all ropes taken down, tippy taps created, Clarissa converted… Continue reading Back to the woods! July 2020
Yes, we all dressed up. Harry Potter, Lady bird, Doctor Who, Mermaid. And and invitation to create your own whacky backdrop! We had a camel.
Our penultimate ZOOM - because we are opening Kinda Forest School in JULY! At least that's what we hope depending on Government Guidelines. We asked you if you wanted to get back to forest school, and everyone said YES. Ryan said he wanted to MOVE TO FOREST SCHOOL. He was going to transport his den… Continue reading June Zoom Hornbeam
It was a delightfully intimate group this week, only 7 of us, with 3 of the faithful tribe, Brook, Toby and Ryan. We missed Rachelle and Sue. Ryan presented us with an immediate quandary. He had boiled rosemary and found it had a physical reaction of bubbling. Mell and Rachel were mystified. To make a… Continue reading June Zoom – Beech
Jess and her sister Amy have got 2 horses on loan to be lawn mowers for their lawn. They are entering them for an online horse competition, being judged on cutest companion. Will you take photographs we asked, and you can share screens next week (a skill we know Jess has) and show us any… Continue reading June Zoom – Elder
With Mell aka Flora, Rachelle, Megan and Rachel with Leon on Zoom control, we had a small tribe visiting the woods on Zoom today, but boy had they been busy. Toby had created the Cave Game, loosly based on Minefield, which required resources or was it 3 sauces (Brown, Tomato and Bread?) 5 caves in… Continue reading May Zoom – Ash and Elderflower
The two Rachelles and Sue and the dogs, were under the Bender. Why? Because we were talking HAZEL this week. The International Space Wagon was there to provide power to our speaker (thank you solar) which was connected through blue tooth to the computer to give us surround sound - SO WE COULD HEAR YOU… Continue reading May Zoom – Hazel
Stick go round developed the theme of 10 different things to do with a trampoline which included sleep in it or under it, and Eloise was evidently keeping her baby ducklings under it, may be a place for chickens too? Tris's Lamborghini, Leon's 21st birthday, Lauri and Flyn have been books and making butter (Cream,… Continue reading Lockdown Zoom – Trampolines, Hawthorn, healing, Piza base printing