NATURE AT HOME.
Looking for ways to engage as a family? Take a peek at some activity ideas below, and spend valuable time outdoors together.
RECONNECT AND HEAD OUTDOORS.
Today it is more important than ever to set aside some time to reconnect with the natural world around us. We all know that spending time outdoors is good for both our mental and physical wellbeing, and we've got some great ideas to help you and your family explore and pay attention to the wild spaces you visit.
Our list of activities is designed to engage every member of the family, ensuring that everyone can take part and spend time reconnecting with nature. Which will you choose?
FIND THE BIGGEST TREE IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD.
HAVE A PUDDLE BOAT RACE.
KEEP A HALF TERM SCRAPBOOK.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN FEBRUARY.
YELLOW BRAIN FUNGUS.
Alexa Young, CA
This frilly fungus can be found growing on rotting trees throughout the UK, and is a bright sight in a bare winter woodland.
Known commonly as the yellow brain fungus, it gets its name from its lobed appearance. This fungi has a strong link with witches and is sometimes known as witches' butter. A European belief states that if yellow brain fungus was found growing on a gate or a doorframe of a home, the people who lived there had been cursed by a witch.
How do you make a tree laugh?
Tell it acorn-y joke!
Alexa Young, CA
These delicate and resilient flowers are starting to make their appearance across the UK! These enchanting white blooms are often the first to emerge, heralding the arrival of spring even in the midst of winter.