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Bracken’s Blog

A weekly post to share what we have been up to in the woods.

  • 07/01/22

    Session 7

    Practising and  preparing for the parents ...  and pancakes!
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  • 19/11/21

    Holly Group- Session 3

    Work continued at great speed in order to produce more pinecone fire starters to sell at the Autumn Fair. All children were involved in attaching wicks to the pine cones and some different techniques were tried when adding the scented wax. Lots of excellent problem solving-especially from Squirrel a...
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  • 12/11/21

    Holly Group-Session 2

    This week was a hive of activity in the woods as the children worked hard to create pine cone firelighters to sell at the Autumn fair as well as continuing to develop their log splitting skills in order to replenish our firewood supplies.  The children noticed that the mild damp weather...
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  • 05/11/21

    Holly Group- Session 1

    Holly Group returned to the woods and re-visited some old skills as well as trying out some new activities. This time we are based in Sweet Chestnut camp.
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  • 15/10/21

    Session 6

    We were delighted to welcome some parents into the woods today.
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  • 01/10/21

    Session 4

    'Crossing the Swamp', Hide and Seek, den building and craft activities meant that we hardly noticed the rain showers this week!
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  • 17/09/21

    Session 2

    Apples from the school orchard, blackberries from the woods and a special fire steel left for us by the Sneezy Dragon enabled us to cook up a tasty treat over a camp fire today! 
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