Nature Tots

In light of the current Government advice, all events are cancelled until further notice. We hope to pilot some small scale Nature Tots/Wildlife Watch taster sessions in summer 2021.

Watch this space for more details! We will continue to review the situation as new guidance is issued. Please see the individual events for more details. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

If you are not already on our mailing list to be advised when online booking opens for your group, please contact the leader here and ask to be added to their list, stating your preferred location and day of the week.

Until we can see each other again, please visit our Go Wild at Home pages for fun ideas and activities

Our programme of weekly parent and child groups:

  • Mondays: Chesworth Farm, Horsham (Age 3-5)
  • Tuesdays: Woods Mill, Henfield & Stanmer Park, Brighton (Age 3-5)
  • Wednesdays: Woods Mill, Henfield, Seven Sisters Country Park, Seaford/Eastbourne & Rye Bay (Age 3-5)
  • Thursdays: Tilgate Park, Crawley (Age 3-5)
  • Fridays: Stanmer Park, Brighton (Age 3-5)
  • Saturdays: Monthly groups at Woods Mill, Henfield & Stanmer Park, Brighton (Age 3-6)

Nature Tots is a Forest School programme providing a wonderful opportunity for your little ones to experience and learn from nature. Hands-on outdoor activities are themed around wildlife and the changing seasons. Tots are encouraged to tackle woodland craft skills for themselves, and gain a sense of achievement from successfully completing tasks such as using a bow saw or building a den. The sessions will encourage independent learning and team working – all of which will help to boost communication skills, problem solving, physical development and creativity. This is child-led learning and the role of the accompanying adults is to assist the Tots in doing as much of the task for themselves as possible. Sessions are booked in blocks of 4-7, in line with school half terms, and the cost works out at £8 per session for Family Members of the Trust, and £9 per session for non-members.

We go outside rain or shine, so please dress for the weather and be ready to get wet and muddy, long trousers and stout shoes or boots recommended. Why not come along and give it a go!

Volunteering with Nature Tots

Would you like to volunteer with us to help run Nature Tots sessions?

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