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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 … Continue reading

Mindful Mouse

  “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” – Henry David Thoreau, naturalist, essayist, & philosopher Mindful Mouse More than a trend for stressed out professionals, mindfulness is an ancient practice with its … Continue reading

Download your Wild Reading Maps!

Prospect park map

Thanks to funding from HLF and corporate sponsors OLSWANG, we commissioned Anne Wilson an award winning illustrator to create interactive child friendly activity maps for some of our best wild spaces in Reading. Wild Map Prospect Park (PDF 62Mb) Wild … Continue reading

Getting Active Outdoors: A Winning Combination

Our bodies are meant to be active and we're designed to be connected to nature

Our enlightening work with Dr. William Bird at Intelligent Health has been an incredible journey so far. Using the proven correlation between a healthy body and mind and outdoor activity as our foundation, Nature Nurture and Intelligent Health have partnered … 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

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

Artwork for Charity ‘One World Week’

Natalie Ganpatsingh worked as an artist and learning resource designer for Development Education charity ‘One World Week’. She created posters, illustrations and learning resources to tie in with their themes each year.