Blog Archives

Holy Brook Nook – In the heart of Coley

Long term projects are exciting journeys of collective transformation for Nature Nurture. We have years of experience managing large projects with multiple partners, pooling our experience to supporting healthier, happier communities to have a sense of pride in where they … Continue reading

The Earth Action Challenge

“My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon out. We learned so much, had so much fun, and learnt so much we can do to make a difference. Amazing!!” Azra Ahmed, Attendee. The Earth Action Challenge was designed in collaboration with … Continue reading

Waterway Wellbeing Day

“Our girls really enjoyed the pirates. Enjoyed making badges, flags and loved planting the seeds. We enjoyed the nature trail.” Saffy, Attendee In August 2021, Nature Nurture created a new festival of  ‘Waterway Wellbeing day’ in Christchurch Meadows, on the bank … Continue reading

Growing Among Trees & Wild Teaching

Stand Tall and Proud Sink your roots deeply into the Earth. Advice from a Tree, Ilan Shamir   Studies have shown that access to trees can have powerful healing properties for children and can even increase mental concentration. Growing Among … Continue reading

Mission Lousehill

“My family and I absolutely love Lousehill Copse days. The organisers are enthusiastic and really good with the kids.” Lisa Baugh, Parent Our project in Dee Park’s woodland, Lousehill Copse  won the Institute of Learning’s Community Development Award 2019. ‘Mission Lousehill’ is a … Continue reading

Fearless play in Reading’s Wild West

The West Reading community and its surrounding natural spaces is extremely dynamic. But thirty-eight per cent of children live in poverty compared to nineteen per cent across the rest of England, while at the same time living amongst abundant and … Continue reading

Bug Art in the Park

As part of the ‘Cultural Partnership’ funded project, we ran Holiday Playclubs at Prospect and McKilroy Parks in Reading. We searched for bugs and then had a go at drawing the creatures we found.

Autumn Arts Day

We worked with the staff of of All Saints Infants School to provide a day of Autumn Arts for the children. We designed 8 activities and the children rotated from one activity to the next, throughout the day.

Our Oxford Road

This ‘Awards for All’ funded project was all about celebrating life in the Oxford Road area of Reading. We worked with children from West Reading After School Clubs to create a giant collage using food packaging. The older participants were … Continue reading