Land Art

Land Art

One of the most satisfying outdoor activities we have enjoyed has been Land Art. Creating art from natural materials. For my youngest it seems to be an instinctive process – to take materials from the natural world around her and create beautiful things and...
Out and about with little ones

Out and about with little ones

Over the years we have spent a lot of time outside with our two young children. Wandering the streets has been a favourite, and playing in public spaces. Street furniture has so many possibilities! If you leave enough time to take things slow there are lots of...

Playing in public spaces

One of my favourite blogs is The Cool Hunter. I always enjoy finding the newsletter in my inbox – it injects a bit of colour into the world, with some wonderfully different ideas on everyday things. One of my favourite parts is the Kids section. Today it...

Not Back to School Picnic

Lovely day celebrating home education with bubbles and sand at the Diana Memorial Playground. Lovely weather and fun playing with old friends and meeting new ones. Girls particularly love the pirate ship and the little swinging boats. E of course made a new friend and...

Watford bans parents from adventure playgrounds

Completely typical of the current climate where parents are all assumed to be abusers. We have been meaning to go, but now it is out of the question. E has clearly said that she won’t go unless she knows that I am there – not necessarily with her, but...

Parks in Hertfordshire

This google map shows Parks and sites of interest in Hertfordshire. Please leave others to be added in...