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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Free family nature activity at Knights Hill Wood Saturday 27th April

Charity Nature Vibezzz is restarting free family nature activities at Knights Hill Wood (near new West Norwood Fire Station) on Saturday 27th April 2019. The activity session will run 2pm to 4pm and everyone is invited to join the fun activities aimed at families.

Tree planting in Tivoli Park

2pm to 4pm Saturday 2nd March 2019 Nature Vibezzz ran a free family tree planting activity in Tivoli Park.

Participants helped planting native tree saplings along the boundary of Tivoli Park to create a wildlife hedge which will be continued on future activities. Other activities participants was involved in was insect hunting, rope swing / climbing, photography and helping move logs which will be used for boundary of a new wild flower meadow. The session finished with a healthy fruit snack.

The next free Nature Vibezzz fmaily nature session at Tivoli Park will 2pm to 4pm Saturday 9th March 2019.

Photos taken by children on session are below

Family nature activity session in Knights Hill Wood

2pm to 4pm Saturday 16th February 2019 Nature Vibezzz ran a family nature activity session in Knights Hill Wood.

The session involved various activities including rope swing, climbing rope, bug hunting, colouring, mask making, pruning shrubs and trees, buidling dead hedge, putting up bird boxes and litter picking.

Participant also learnt to chop wood and make fire using flint and steel. After which paricipants roasted veggie sausages. marsh mallows and fruit on the campfires.

The next free project session will be in Tivoli Park 2pm to 4pm Saturday 2nd March 2019.

Building dead hedge in Knights Hill Wood

2pm to 4pm Saturday 26th January 2019 Nature Vibezzz ran a free family nature activity in Knights Hill Wood, West Norwood.

The activity started with litter picking and free play in the woodland including making animal masks, insect hunting, climbing rope and  rope swing.

The session activity involved participants using green material that had been dumped at the site to build up the dead hedge made on previous activities. The dead hedge provides a habitat for wildlife and protects plants in the wildflower glade created by children on previous sessions.

The session finished with hot chocolate, cookies and strawberries.

The next free Nature Vibezzz project session will be 2pm to 4pm Saturday 2nd February 2019.

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.