Getting Artsy with Rocks – Day 15 of #30DaysWild

Day 15 of #30DaysWild saw us decorating rocks! This popular activity has really boomed since lockdown with many people painting rocks with motivational messages. These have been placed at popular walking spots up and down the country. In our local area we have been finding them down by the River Don during our frequent walks….

Pressing Flowers Using an Iron – Day 10 of #30DaysWild

Day 10 of #30DaysWild saw me pressing some flowers and leaves I had gathered both from the garden and out on a walk. I’ve certainly not done this in a very long time so I turned to Google for some advice, where I found out you could not only press flowers the old fashioned way…

Avocado Trees & Narwhal Sand Art – Day 8 of #30DaysWild

Day 8 of #30DaysWild was another day for indoor activities. Today we picked two smaller projects to get involved in. Activity 1 – Planting an Avocado Stone 🥑 This activity was included in our Mud and Bloom box but it’s easy enough to do yourself. All you need is 🥑 – an avocado, a glass…

Back to Basics – Leaf Rubbing. Day 3 of #30DaysWild

Sometimes it’s the simplest of ideas and activities that can provide enjoyment. I’m talking about leaf rubbing 🌿🖍 Remember in school you used to go out and do bark rubbings and leaf rubbings? I remember one year we did a project about trees and my group were allocated the Ash tree. I loved it and…

Crathes Castle Yarn Bomb – Day 19 of #30DaysWild

Day 19 of #30DaysWild was my birthday! To celebrate we decided to go and check out the yarn bombing at Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire. For those of you who are reading this thinking ‘what is yarn bombing’ it is basically a way of decorating the environment with yarn or wool usually through knitting or crocheting….

Colouring In Bugs for Babies – Day 6 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 6 of #30DaysWild is another indoor activity due to three things. The first being the miserable weather, the second a baby massage class in the morning, and the third a sleepy boy! I previously said that I wanted to try and make this month a sensory journey for Robin, my 3 month old baby…

Wildlife Meets Colouring-In – Day 4 of 30 Days Wild

It’s day 4 of 30 Days Wild and today I’ve been doing a bit of colouring-in, yes colouring-in. Last summer I decided to try out the escalating trend of colouring-in. Lots and lots of adult colouring books are now on the market allowing us grown ups to crack out the pencils and try out a…