Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Glasgow Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Children's Wood: Outdoor Learning Club

by Jemma (follow)
A great opportunity for families to play and explore together!

Glasgow has many parks and gardens to improve children’s access to the outdoors. However, despite these efforts, they are underused, especially during the colder months.

The Outdoor Learning Club focuses on helping families to access nature all year round and to counteract the indoor culture, which many children are growing up in.

The Saturday morning Outdoor Learning Club at the Children’s Wood provides the opportunity for children and families to play and learn outdoors.

The sessions are organised and facilitated by 9 volunteers from the local community of Maryhill/North Kelvin and all volunteers have some level of Forest School training. The sessions are free-flowing and child led.

At the Outdoor Learning Club your child can:

Build dens
Make environmental art
Plant trees and flowers
Use ropes, Use tools
Enjoy unstructured free play
Build fires
Take part in other outdoor activities

"My kids and I love to head down to the meadow to explore, to play, to learn and to hang out. It provides us with lots of carefree outdoor fun, and also an important sense of community."

Children of all ages are welcome – all you need to do is turn up! It is a great opportunity for families to play and explore together and meet other like-minded people from the area.

When: Every Saturday 10am - 12pm

Where: The Children's Wood and North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne St, Glasgow G20 8PR

For more information, visit their website here.

Read Glasgow Parks And Gardens

The cafe will be hosting an Artisan Market featuring local stallholders offering hand made creations.
23 Aug
The Balloon Festival features all sorts of entertainment in the park, during the Family Fun Day: music, dancers, birds of prey to see up close, a fun fair, stalls, classic vehicles and much, much more.
24 Aug
Would you like your child to enjoy eating a variety of food, and avoid mealtime battles?
24 Aug
Walking With Dinosaurs features new, state of the art technology, making this the biggest and best dinosaur show in the world.
25 Aug - 26 Aug
Make a mini skateboard, get ideas from the skateboarders display.
25 Aug
Join the conversation on the Glasgow Mums Facebook Group
I like this Article - 1
ID: 79797
January (38)
March (52)
April (42)
May (58)
June (86)
July (82)
August (81)
October (36)
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version