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

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

Teachers Training at Twilight

Nature-Nurture is entirely dedicated to embedding outdoor learning into school curriculums. We’ve started offering Wild Teacher Training to facilitate outdoor classroom activities and ensure that teachers have the confidence to explore and discover the fruits of their nearby wild spaces … 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.

Forest School Workshops

Nature Nurture provides Forest School workshops to nursery schools, primary schools and Playclubs in the Reading area. Our focus is encouraging schools to make use of their grounds or local woodlands as outdoor play and learning environments. Many of our … Continue reading

Clay Woodland Creatures

Nature Nurture worked with Year 2s at All Saints Infants School. We went to Prospect Park and learnt about Autumn and the lifecycle of trees. We collected leaves and twigs and used them to make creatures with clay.