We hold the sessions in Long Eaton Community Garden on Norfolk Road Recreation Ground. 

 

We also use the park for den building, tree climbing, exploring, games and foraging. 

 

We have use of the garden’s compost loo and access to fresh drinking water. The garden is wheelchair-friendly with well established paths and a ramp up to the compost loo. 

 

There are facilities to make a hot drink and have shelter. 

Example activities ​
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  • Den building

  • Tool use

  • Fire making

  • Team building games 

  • Cooking

  • Rope use and knots 

  • Natural arts and crafts

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PRE-SCHOOLERS

Pre-schoolers can join us on Friday mornings for a relaxed exploration of our natural garden and woodland surroundings. We have two groups: Alder and Beech, each can take a maximum of 8 families.

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HOME SCHOOL

Join us for a monthly forest school session especially for home educators. It's a perfect environment to nurture your child's sense of adventure and curiosity. We have two groups: Elder and Cedar, each can take a maximum of 6 families (or 15 individuals).

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HOLIDAY 

We run a range of family fun sessions during the school holidays. 

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STAY AND PLAY SESSIONS

A recent addition to allow those on our waiting list a chance to come and play in Long Eaton Community Garden, explore the mud kitchen, pond-dip and do a range of outdoor activities. For pre- school aged children, every other Friday afternoon in term time.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO EXPLORING, CREATING 
AND LEARNING TOGETHER 

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