Monthly Archives: November 2012

Into the Woods in Toryglen

Toryglen in the southeast of Glasgow is home to both a suburban social housing and private housing estate and a community woodland which is surprisingly rural. The community based organisation Urban Roots has been working here for a while on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Christmas Treats for the Nature Kid

So your child is a Nature Kid and you’re looking for the ideal Christmas present? Look no further, here are some ideas that don’t cost the world. 1. A kite. Make it yourself (it’s easy!) or get a kite making … Continue reading

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Product Review: All in one skisuit

Now that the days are getting shorter and the wind that bit colder, it’s time to get the winter clothes out again. I always find myself slightly surprised that in spite of having rather a lot of outdoor gear, there’s … Continue reading

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Nurturing Outdoor Play with Grounds for Learning

In the past year, there have been a few exciting new initiatives which nurture children’s connection with nature and outdoor play. It’s about time that I featured these in a little series here on Nature Kids Glasgow, as examples of … Continue reading

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Dean Castle Country Park

A cold November Sunday, and finally we managed to pay Dean Castle Country Park a visit, which had been on my would like to see list of places for about a year. Dean Castle Country Park is situated reasonably centrally … Continue reading

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In case you were wondering…

Yes, we are having a bit of a quiet time at the moment. This is not for want of ideas and things to blog about but about lack of time to do so. In the meantime, please like our facebook … Continue reading

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