Children help litter pick Knights Hill Wood, West Norwood

2pm to 4pm Saturday 27th April 2019 charity Nature Vibezzz ran a free activity for families in Knights Hill Wood, West Norwood, London (near new Fire Station).

Join Nature Vibezzz on their next free family forest school session at Knights Hill Wood 2pm to 4pm Saturday 4th May 2019 where a different activity will be run.

The session involved the participants helping to remove rubbish from the site. Other activities included adding pinecones to the bug hotel, bug hunting, rope climbing and colouring.

The session finished with hot chocolate made using a kelly kettle and cake, awarding everyone for all their hard work cleaning up the woodland site.

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Lots of free woodland activities at Knights Hill Wood in West Norwood

Nature Vibezzz ran a free family nature activity in Knights Hill Wood 2pm to 4pm on Saturday 9th February 2019.

This free session involved lots of activities for the participants including litter picking, picking up pine cones for the bug hotel, colouring, making animal masks, building up dead hedge to protect emerging wildflowers planted by participants on previous sessions, rope swing, chopping wood and outdoor cooking.

Next free activity in Knights Hill Wood 2pm to 4pm on Saturday 16th February 2019.

Free Weekly Saturday Family Nature Activities Restart in Knight Hill Wood

Charity Nature Vibezzz free Saturday afternoon family activities restarted 2pm to 4pm Saturday 19th January 2019. These free activity sessions are part of Nature Vibezzz community project “Memories, Heritage and Community of Knights Hill Woods and Tivoli Park”.

This first session of 2019 started with participants litter picking Knights Hill Wood, followed by planting tree saplings on the boundary of the site to create a wildlife hedge and insect hunting.

The participants then enjoyed free play around the woodland site including enjoying the rope swing. The session finished with hot chocolate and cake.

The next session will be 2pm to 4pm Saturday 26th January 2019.

Last Saturday Project Session of 2018

Nature Vibezzz ran the last Saturday activity session of 2018 at Knights Hill Wood on 8th December 2018. The session involved planting native tree saplings around the boundary of Knight Hill Wood to continue the creation of the boundary wildlife hedge. The hedge will help protect the site from people dumping litter, help reduce pollution and create a wildlife habitat.

The session started with litter picking the woodland site. Our project film volunteers came and filmed some of the activity and the children also used cameras to make photos and films. The children took turns playing on the rope swing and around the woods.

The session finished with veggie sausages and burgers cooked on a campfire and enjoyed by everyone.

Nature Vibezzz free Saturday family nature activities will restart in the new year 2pm to 4pm Saturday 19th January 2019.

Photographs made by participants

Film created using film footage  and photos made by children

Children planting native tree saplings

2pm to 5pm Saturday 17th November 2018 Nature Vibezzz ran a free family nature activity in Knights Hill Wood, West Norwood, London. The session started with participants litter picking the woods.

Rope swing, climbing rope, bug hunting equipment and drawing materials was made available for the children to use and enjoy during the session.

Native woodland tree saplings was planted around boundary of the woods by the participants, the trees came from Woodland Trust free tree packs which included Hazel, Blackthorn, Downy birch, Hawthorn, Holly, Goat willow Crab apple and Dog rose trees. The tree saplings will grow up to form a boundary wildlife hedge which will support native wildlife and help prevent littering / fly tipping at the site.

The session finished with participants roasting and eating a healthy fruit kebabs and having hot chocolate. The fruit kebabs was roasted on a campfire with participants chopping wood for the fire.

On our next activity starting 2pm Saturday 24th November 2018  will be in Tivoli Park after Friends of Tivoli Park AGM meeting in West Norwood Fire Station, please come and join us.

Woodland bulb planting activity

2pm to 4pm Saturday 3rd November 2018 Nature Vibezzz ran a free activity in Knights Hill Wood. The session involved litter picking, outdoor play and planting woodland flowers.  Snowdrop, bluebell, daffodil bulbs and wood anemone rhizones was planted around the woodland glade area prepared on the last session. The glade area was first raked of leaves and then the bulbs and rhizones was planted by the children around the edge of the glade.

We also had a volunteer film maker come to the activity to film the session for the project film. The session finished with hot chocolate drink and a sausage and cheese snack cooked over a fire.

On our next session 2pm to 4pm Saturday 10th November wildflower seeds will be added to the woodland glade area, to make a lovely display and benefit local wildlife.

Family activity in Knights Hill Wood

2pm to 4pm Saturday 13th October 2018 Nature Vibezzz ran a free family activity in Knights Hill Wood Lambeth London. The activity invloved clearing shrubs to increase light coming into the woods and help a wider range of native plants to grow. The pruned green waste material was used placed on a dead hedge made to protect a wildflower glade which will be planted on future tasks. Volunteers also litter picked the site.

Activities for children included learning to use a bow saw to prune dead trees, rope climbing, rope swing, colouring, bug hunting and photography.

The session finished with a healthy fruit snack an the next free family activity in Knights Hill Wood will be 2pm to 4pm Saturday 20th October 2018.

Below are photos taken by participants on the activity