Collecting Autumn leaves for compost

During Autumn, different deciduous trees will drop their leaves throughout the season. Collecting leaves is not only a fun, crunchy seasonal activity, but young ones also love playing with leaves. Making leaves useful by adding them to kitchen scraps in a 2:1 ratio is even more fun, because it makes great compost! 😉 Turn collecting […]

Creating Your Very Own Metals Book

Sometimes the weather outside isn’t very inviting for a trip into nature. But we still have to come up with entertaining and educative activities for the children to do. . . How about creating your very own book about metals? It is super easy, and a great way to bring confidence in the research and […]

A World Inspired by Play, not by Fear

A warm and pleasant afternoon, my father and I decided to take a stroll into the bush and catch up – as father and son ought to do. We were only 500 meters out of our front door when we stumbled upon what can be likened to a crime scene. The local neighbourhood playground had […]

What is Nature?

“Nature is all that a man brings with himself into the World. Nurture is every influence from without that affects him after his birth.” Francis Galton English Men of Science: Their Nature and Nurture 1875 Nature is everything and everyone. It is the fundamental reality from which all other man-made creations come from. Even that […]