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National Week of Play 2022: Protecting the planet through play

At a time when there is – rightly – a growing focus on the need to take urgent action to safeguard the future of our planet, helping young children to build a lifelong relationship with the natural world couldn’t be more important. Making eco-sustainability both meaningful and fun can help even the youngest children learn…

It’s National Children’s Gardening Week 2022

Children love growing plants and love being involved in the garden but they’re often impatient, wanting to see instant results. National Children’s Gardening Week aims to capture children’s enthusiasm at a time when results are immediate. National Children’s Gardening Week takes place annually in the ‘warm’ week at the end of May.     There…

Help save the bees with ‘No Mow May’

Here at Lewisham Children & Family Centres we love our bees! A great way to encourage bees into your garden is to get involved with this years “No mow May”. It’s also a great way to get away without mowing your lawn for a month! Just letting your lawn grow for a month creates a…

It’s Springtime!

Spring is here and after the last two years of restrictions it feels like Spring is full of possibilities to get out there and enjoy the natural world. Why not go on a spring walk and download this free nature treasure hunt checklist from Little Owls Resources. Focus on the smells, sounds and nature around…

Outdoors Explorers

Would you like to foster a love of nature in your child, and have fun outdoors in all weathers and seasons? Join our experienced early years educators for an exciting series of 5 free outdoor learning sessions for children aged 18 months to 4yrs in the heart of our local woodland for children and their…

Half Term & Family Learning Festival Oct 2021

Family Learning Festival is a national celebration to mark and inspire a love of learning in family life! With events taking place across the U.K. and online, there’s something for every family to enjoy. Find out What’s On near you, or be inspired by some of our favourite activities to do while at home or out and about! This…

Family Time Tips – free children’s activities to try

As we move towards the school Summer holidays it can be good to have a few free activities to try with your children at home that will be fun for everyone and help your child’s development too. The Early Years Alliance Family Time Tips – free children’s activities to try page has some great ideas, such…

#30 Days Wild with the Wildlife Trust

June is this year’s 30 Days Wild month. This year we have all learnt about the physical and mental health benefits of being outside. The Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild encourages us and our families to get out and explore our local area (or even just our garden) and find out more about nature. We…

It’s National Children’s Gardening Week

  Children love growing plants and love being in the outdoors but they’re often impatient, wanitng to see instant results so all the activities can be done in an afternoon. Getting out in the fresh air is a brilliant for your child’s physical and brain development but you don’t need a garden to get involved.…

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