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Wild Life Weekender - Xmas Launch

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Great Easton Primary School

Snow Hill

Great Easton

CM6 2DR

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The first of hopefully many Wild Life Weekenders, to be held once a month with the aim of coming together as families observing, exploring and celebrating the cyclical changes in nature. There will be the opportunity to join in seasonal nature art and crafts, toolwork, bushcraft and camp fire cooking. Held in the lovely rural setting of Great Easton Primary School near Dunmow in the school grounds. There is a pond, woodland, den building area, playground and shelters, a large school field and a kitchen where you can make hot and cold drinks. There are footpaths leading from the school and a pub in the village so why not make a day of it by going for a stroll afterwards and have Sunday lunch !

Families welcome - there are activities for children of all ages. The Forest School Leader will model activities and then parent/carers work with their child/ren on the activity stations.

At our first Wild Life Weekender come and create natural festive decorations :-

  • Saw your own wood slice, make a snowman face or use a hand drill or palm drill to create holes and thread through Christmassy coloured thread.

  • Use loppers to cut branches and create a Father Christmas


  • Hammer leaves into cotton to create Christmas bunting.

  • Use secateurs to cut twigs and make a cute clay reindeer!

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  • Borrow field guides and explorer equipment and see if you can spot any signs of wildlife in the grounds.


  • Den building. Mud Kitchen. Nature themed toys and books. Xmas nature colouring in. Playground.

We come together for carols and a festive themed nature story around the camp fire. Big kids can help yourselves to mince pies warmed on the fire and there will be marshmallows to toast too !

Children will each receive a wildlife themed sticker, colouring in and puzzle book as a Christmas gift.

Shelters and hall available to use so rain won't stop play.

If there is enough interest then the Wildlife Weekender will be held on the second Sunday of each month.

Please start arriving from 1045 and we will make a start at 11 ish.

Tickets in advance only - sorry not available on door.

Led by a Level 3 Forest School Leader , First Aider and DBS cleared. Fully insured.

Adults are free as are babes in arms and tots in prams! Please only purchase tickets for children ,not adults or for children that won't be joining in. Per participating child the ticket price is £7.50. Refreshments and all items children make are included in price. This is a parent/carer participative event, please could children be supervised at all times. Sorry no refunds unless organiser has to cancel the event or if there is a waiting list. A minimum of 6 bookings required for event to run.

This event will be advertised to Gt Easton School school community and on Facebook's Braintree and surrounds pages.

With thanks to Great Easton School for permitting Nuts About Nature to use the school site- much appreciated.



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Great Easton Primary School

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Great Easton

CM6 2DR

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