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Wild Explorers

Every Wednesday from 1pm - 3pm families gather in the woods at our site in Toothill, Romsey for Wild Explorers, (previously known as Fun in the Forest).  

This is a group for children that are home educated, parents and children working and learning together through hands on experiences in our beautiful woodland environment. Great for team building and building confidence and self esteem, this is a child initiated group where we all play a part in your children's education.

Of course there is always something to cook on the campfire, lots of experimenting with new ideas and wild walks too.

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What is Wild Explorers?

A group for home educated children and their parents.   A great way to explore our natural world, learn new skills and make friends. A child initiated group with adult guidance children also learn to appreciate the beauty of our woodlands as well as challenge themselves to light and cook on the campfire.

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Activities can include:

  • Shelter building

  • Firelighting and campfire cooking

  • Tree climbing and tying ropes

  • Wild woodland games

  • Den building

  • Natural arts

  • Wild walks and exploring our world

Wild Explorers FAQ's

Ages


Wild Explorers caters for all ages! Most of our children that attend this group are home educated and come with the whole family, so babies too! The activities are varied to suit all ages and it's a great opportunity for parents to meet other like minded people who enjoy nature and the serenity of the woods.




Fees


The price for Wild Explorers is £10.00 per session for a family with 2 children (2 years and over) £3.50 for each additional child. All enquiries to sam@mylittleexplorers




Session information


Wild Explorers is a 2 hour session which takes place at our woodland site in Toothill, Romsey every Wednesday from 1pm - 3pm. Planned activities and themes to promote learning through nature, campfire cooking, Shelter building, bushcraft and lots more!




Clothing and kit


Children need to wear appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes or wellies (depending on the weather) and bring waterproofs. Please note: long trousers, long-sleeved tops and closed shoes are essential protection against stinging nettles, rough wood and ticks.




Food


Bringing a water bottle and snacks if you want your own but we will be cooking over the campfire during the session. If your child is used to eating certain foods or has allergies please let us know beforehand. Soap and water and antibacterial gel is used for hand washing before eating.




Policies & Procedures


We have a lot of Policies and Procedures as you would expect, please just ask if you wish to see or understand any part of our business.





What people are saying about Wild Explorers

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"A beautiful space for our home education group and other children, the children really thrived here”

- Clare