Arts and Craft with Trees (for children)

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Children £10-£14

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About the course

  • alder cone bees
  • pine cone bird feeders
  • mini creature modelling with seeds and clay
  • weaving with seed beads
  • making an edible mandala on the earth

Who is this course suitable for?

  • This course is suitable for children aged 6-12 years, who are happy to be dropped off.
  • Please can children bring their own bag with bottle of water, a small snack and any items they may need eg. change of clothes / layers / sunhat.

The course will cover

  • Learn a variety of tree inspired arts & crafts
  • Learn about trees in a fun and engaging way
  • Tree inspired song, story & games  
  • Children will enjoy the many benefits of engaging with nature

With gratitude to the People’s Project in partnership with The National Lottery for supporting this course.

Course Fees

  • Standard fee: £10
  • Supporters fee: £14

About the tutors

Katie Smith: Katie is a Forest School Leader, Children’s Forest Facilitator and Home Education Mentor. She has been running groups with families and children for over 10 years and loves to play games in the woods, as well as forage to make medicines and wild food feasts. She likes witnessing the moments of magic when children feel their sense of belonging in nature

Rosie Collishaw Rosie is a former Primary School Teacher, Forest School Leader and Tutor. She enjoys using nature to bring learning to life through exploration, play and curiosity. She has worked with children for over a decade, and finds it thoroughly rewarding both leading groups and working 1:1 with children as a Tutor and a Drawing and Talking Practitioner.

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Upcoming courses

June 29th 2024, 10-2pm

Summer Family Forage & Medicine Making

Adults £20-£45 (sliding scale), children £5

Join us for a morning of gathering and crafting medicines from the forest, hedgerows and meadows, followed by an afternoon of medicine making, song, story and games. Adults and accompanied children are welcome.

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July 5th 2023, 10-1pm

Oak Wisdom journey Workshop (for adults)

£20-£45 (sliding scale)

Deepen your connection to the mighty Oak as we embark on a beautiful drum journey into the heart of the Oak. Learn tree lore, medicine and the plentiful gifts of Oak and receive wisdom and guidance from this sacred tree. Experience the nurturing effects of nature as we attune to the subtle energies of trees and receive their gifts of relaxation and rejuvenation.

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July 9th 2023, 9.30-2.30pm

Tending & Ecology CPD workshop (for adults)

£55-£80 (sliding scale)

Guided by ecologist Tom Forward, this practical day will be an introduction to identification of easy-to-do species groups and common survey tools and methodologies for recording wildlife at your site. Turn species data into biological records using a free online platform to store and share information.

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