Today we visited the woods. As most of you know it’s our favourite place to explore, play and unwind. We never get bored with the woods as there is always something new to discover. Each time we go, there are little changes that make it a whole new playground. Nature is always renovating its landscape.
We also managed to feed the squirrels! This is by far one of our favourite things to do when visiting the woods. It’s not always possible as they only tend to come out in the early morning. It was about eleven so we were really surprised to see them.
How adorable is this little squirrel!? I feel so grateful to have been able to get so close to these beautiful animals.
We were also lucky enough to spot some more exotic wildlife… Wild parakeets high in the trees! We couldn’t believe it! We live in London so we were really surprised to see a such brightly coloured birds! It turns out that there’s quite a few of them in the UK as they’re the only parrot to be naturalised in this country! So keep your eyes peeled next time you’re out as you may be lucky enough to see one of these beautiful birds! What’s the most colourful or exotic animal you’ve seen in the wild?
And look what is almost fully formed on the trees! We’re super excited that autumn is just around the corner! It’s our favourite season! The season to cosy up with hot drinks and craft lots. We can’t tell you how excited we are!
What’s your favourite season? Are you looking forward to Autumn? Let us know in the comments below! Be sure to share your photos of what you have been getting up to this weekend over on our facebook page too! Once again, we hope you’re enjoying this wonderful bank holiday weekend!
The one thing I love about home education the most is the fact that learning doesn’t have to take place indoors. While I love our cosy days in with board games, documentaries and craft, I also love the fact … Continue reading →
This week, it has been 100 years since World War One. To mark the centenary of the First World War, we took a trip to the RAF museum.
The RAF museum is such a fantastic place. We are so lucky to have so many free educational places to visit in London! Ava is a bit too young to understand the world war, but she did learn a lot about planes and how they work.
She really enjoyed pretending to be a pilot!
We plan to do some arts and crafts over the next few days surrounding what we learnt today.
The RAF museum is a definite must for any plane, army or vehicle enthusiasts!
We have been having such a wonderful time in these last few days. Having Ava all to myself, watching her learn and play has been just perfect!
Today we went to Epping Forest, it was our first time going – it was beautiful! I just love British scenery and wildlife.
We met up with some other HE families.
(I cannot stress enough the importance of social networking sites to make these outings possible.)
It was so nice to watch the children explore the great outdoors together. They loved climbing the old fallen trees and didn’t seem to get bored of throwing pebbles into the ponds. Ava loved trying to chase the dragon flies too. It was a great outing and it was really nice to meet the other families.
Now we’re home, snuggled up with a chocolate milkshake watching a bit of tv before I get on with the housework. Snuggling up to my girls is just pure bliss. I never want these wonderful days and adventures to end.