Project Wild Thing

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Introducing our new Chair, Nick Stace

I have been asked to Chair the Wild Network, which is a real privilege. I said yes because I am passionately committed to the aim of getting more young people to connect with the outdoors. I also relish the challenges of breaking down barriers and creating positive pathways that reconnect kids with the wonders of the wild. My job is

How to Support Pretend Play and Creative Thinking

Sam Flatman lives with his two children in Bristol. He works at Pentagon Sport, a family-run business that has built and designed playgrounds for the last fifteen years.

“The truth is that play seems to be one of the most advanced methods nature has invented to allow a complex brain to create itself.” ~ Stuart Brown.

While all kinds of play provide

A word from Mark, Director of The Wild Network

It has been quite a month as we plot the next steps for The Wild Network. My

favourite bit has been speaking with so many of you doing amazing things all

over the country reconnecting our kids with nature and getting them playing

wild and free. I guess it could be easy to get bogged down in the complexity

Party on the wild side

Ever celebrated a birthday in the woods? Jo Rawson, Volunteering and Community Involvement Manager at Hardwick, writes about a new breed of party: the Wild Birthday Party.

This month saw our first ever Wild Birthday Party at Hardwick, and it was such a fantastic success that it most certainly won’t be our last… in fact we already have another one

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