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Monthly Archives: September 2011
This week’s what’s on guide covers the period 29th September to 6th October and all events with a nature and outdoor theme that are suitable for children/families and that are within a day’s trip distance from Glasgow have been included. … Continue reading
The other day I noticed that some of the most classic baby and toddler stories are actually set outdoors. Funny how the most obviously nature themed stories slip your attention but to make up for it, here are two books … Continue reading
A nice way to celebrate the turn of the seasons with a simple yet effective craft activity is to go outside and collect things that are seasonal, bring them home and arrange them in some way. The arrangement could be … Continue reading
I’ll be at the Baby Booty Sale (Kelvinhall) from 10.30am to 1pm this Saturday 24th September 2011 selling Barefoot Books and also some nearly new baby items. If you’re free, it’s a great event to grab a bargain on all … Continue reading
Millport, aka the Isle of Cumbrae (just that everyone calls the island by the name of its one and only town, Millport) is a one hour drive or train journey from Glasgow. It’s just off the west coast at Largs … Continue reading
Rouken Glen possibly conjures up very different images in different people. For many, it’s synonymous maybe with the garden centre, for others with the pond and boats house (a cafe), and yet for others for a rather top notch swing … Continue reading
As the chestnut trees are showing off their full autumn glory, autumn is undeniably with us and it’s time for some… CONKERS! Which is what Finlaystone Estate have thought to themselves (and everyone else) too, and luckily kids can enter … Continue reading
The Big Katie Morag Storybook has been a great find from the local library. The stories and illustrations take you on a journey to the fictional Scottish island of Struay, where Katie Morag grows up with beach, sea, shells and … Continue reading
This week I’m taking a break from presenting a particular nature craft activity. Instead, I’d like to introduce you to the Nature Detectives, which is the kids’ club of the Woodland Trust. If you sign up with Nature Detectives, you … Continue reading