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Come along to The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tells you about The Naze geology and where to find fossils before heading out on a group fossil hunt. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. Children must be accompanied byFind out more »
This is a drop-off day for 5-11 year olds at Abberton Reservoir. We will survey, identify and explore like a zoologist. We will pond dip, bug hunt, bird watch and record what we find - just like a real scientist. Please ensure the children wear suitable clothing. Lunch is not provided. Booking is essential.Find out more »
This is a great event at Belfairs Woodland Centre for older children Join Lizzie for a mix of practical conservation work in the woods with a chance to try new craft skills. Suitable for 11-16+. Drop them off for a couple of hours of fun and fresh air. Booking is essentialFind out more »
If your children are interested in science, they'll love this event at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park Suitable for 8-12 year olds. Start with a short talk about the solar system and the Milky Way, then make some space-themed crafts to help us understand the enormous, mind-bending distances involved! Booking is essential.Find out more »
Join Essex WildlifeTrust at Abberton Reservoir for an evening stroll with moths, bats and marshmallows on the fire We will see who has been visiting the moth trap, toast marshmallows on the fire, take a walk to watch the sunset and end by seeing if we can listen to bats on our bat detectors. PleaseFind out more »