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.

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Preparing area for wildflowers and chocolate fruit kebabs

2pm to 4pm Saturday 20th October 2018 Nature Vibezzz ran a free family nature activity in Knights Hill Wood West Norwood Lambeth London. The activity involved preparing an area of the woodland which has been surround by a deadhedge for wildflower seed and bulb planting. Preparing the area involved removing unwanted plants, green waste and litter from the area. All the children and adults helped and the area is now ready for planting on a future activity.

Other activities for children included rope climbing, rope swing, colouring, making animal masks, playing around the woodland, litter picking, photography and bug hunting.

After all the hard work the participants whittled sticks using knifes and peelers for their fruit kebabs and chopped wood for making a fire to melt chocolate.  Once the sticks was prepared and the chocolate melted over the fire, everyone enjoyed their fruit chocolate treat.