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Do your children love to be outdoors? Make dens, climb trees, get muddy, use tools, create art and MORE! Child-led learning opportunities, led by level 3 forest school practitioners in the beautiful Belfairs Woodlands. This is an over 5's drop off day for unaccompanied children. Please bring packed lunch and wear suitable outdoor clothing andFind out more »
Do your children love to be outdoors? Drop off your over 5s and let them get outside and be active! Make dens, climb trees, get muddy, use tools, create art, make fires and cook on a fire. Our Forest School programme will help to build confidence, self-esteem and develop social skills and all in theFind out more »
The nest is full of eggs, but whose egg is whose? Drop-in to Abberton and pick up a trail sheet. As you explore the reserve you will need to uncover which bird laid which egg. When you have completed the trail, return to the centre to collect your prize. No booking required. Children must beFind out more »
Suitable for kids 8-12 who are into science and astronomy. We'll have 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! Meet at the visitor centre and be prepared for indoor and outdoor intergalactic adventure! Booking EssentialFind out more »
A two-day course running over two weeks where we will explore the 4,000 year history of the home of Essex Wildlife Trust and its surroundings. Working together, both in the classroom and in the field, we will discover how history has shaped the land and the use our ancestors made of it. We will rangeFind out more »
Enjoy a drop-in family birdwatching session at Langdon Hills Nature Reserve. Head out to the lake to play bird bingo - we have binoculars but if you have your own bring them along. Then head inside to decorate wood to make a very quirky bird! Suitable for all ages, but children must be accompanied byFind out more »
Various Easter related crafts to enjoy! Suitable for children of all ages. Explore nature through crafts. This is a drop-in event - no need to book. EWT volunteers will be on hand to help but there may be a delay at busy times.Find out more »