Monthly Archives: July 2011

Food for Thought: On a budget

Getting out into nature and connecting children with nature doesn’t have to come at a cost. It’s often really easy and doesn’t take as much effort or money as one may think. Looking back at my own childhood, I remember … Continue reading

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Something for the weekend

Don’t know what to do this weekend yet? How about this event: At Kelburn Castle in Largs, you can find out all about biodiversity and conservation all weekend. Learn about the conservation of species in Ayrshire (including the Bat Conservation … Continue reading

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Places to go: Culzean Castle

Culzean Castle is a bit further afield but definitely worth the trip. The castle is set in stunning grounds with views across the isle of Arran (and other islands in the vicinity) and Ailsa Craig. There are long walks along … Continue reading

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Outdoor Activities this week

If you’re unsure what to do outdoors, or want to get some ideas and inspiration, there’s plenty on this week. If you know of any events in the Central Belt that aren’t listed, please do add details in the comments! … Continue reading

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Find it Make it

With the summer in full swing and during these pre-school holidays, we have more time than usual to fill with craft activities. So off we went to the library and came across this lovely book, brimming with ideas: Outdoor Green … Continue reading

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Red Ted Art’ s Autumnal Bird Marionettes!

Hi, I am Maggy from Red Ted Art and I would love to share with you our fun, easy and virtually free craft project – celebrating the great outdoors! Make these any time of year, after a lovely walk to … Continue reading

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Raindrops Giveaway: All-in-One Rainsuit and Wellies for Children

I’m delighted to be able to offer the readers of Nature Kids (Glasgow) an exciting product giveaway in the very first week of the site! One lucky winner will receive the high quality All-in-One Rainsuit and a set of wellies … Continue reading

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Food For Thought: National Trust for Scotland Membership

This week’s featured place to visit was the National Museum for Rural Life, which is managed by the National Trust for Scotland. The reason we visited it recently for the first time was because last month, we took out a … Continue reading

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Garden Life in the City

This weekend Glasgow is all looking towards the Merchant City. And would you believe it, even in the middle of the city, nay, the very heart of the old city, namely High Street and the Provand’s Lordship, there is even … Continue reading

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National Museum of Rural Life

This week’s place to go is the National Museum of Rural Life. It’s a National Trust for Scotland managed building, which means it’s free to members but costs an entry fee to non-members. It’s located close to East Kilbride. The … Continue reading

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