Fun For All

Wednesday, February 19th 2014

A fun filled morning was had by all those who came along to Foxglove's half-term activities today.

There were lots of arts and craft activities to choose from, all based on the brilliant wildlife that you can find at Foxglove Covert.

One of the most popular activities was making a mobile from the natural materials found on the reserve.

After doing some of the arts and crafts activities on offer most of our young visitors headed out in the sunshine for a walk round the reserve seeing what they could find. A few collected bits of fallen branches and twigs to make a 'Journey Stick' along the way.

Keep your eyes on our events page to find out about future activity days and for more information about Eco Club which is run on the first Saturday of the month for youngsters to come and learn more about their local wildlife.

Thank you to all those who helped make today a success, the adults seemed to enjoy themselves just as much as the children!


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Friday 22nd July 2022 | During Reserve Opening Times

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