Children & Families


Story Time

Seasonal stories from the gardens

2nd March 2021

As we move into a new season, the gardens are full of the noises of Spring. Unfortunately it's not the sound of children's voices we…

Story 1 – This is the Soil

13th July 2020

This week we explored the soil and how to plant our seeds. Isabella is helping us to make our own plant pots from cardboard rolls.…

Story 2 – These are the Seeds

13th July 2020

All sorts of seeds The Tiny Seed Growing garden This week we have found some seeds to plant in the plant pots we made last…

Story 3 – This is the Rain

13th July 2020

This week we are talking about the rain and our featured book is The First Book of Nature by Nicola Davis. Boots in the puddle…

Story 4 – These are the Clouds

13th July 2020

Listen to our story from today with Kate by clicking on the photo below Cloudette and Isabella’s Garden Did you know … Clouds are white…

Story 5 – This is the Sun

13th July 2020

This week on Story Time Isabella and Kate are talking about the sun and how we all need sunshine to help us grow – just…

Story 6 – These are the Shoots

13th July 2020

Our seeds have started to grow warmed by the sun and watered by the rain.  Isabella’s garden is filled with flowers to see and plants…

Story 7 – These are the Flowers

13th July 2020

In Isabella's Garden this week we are looking at flowers. Click on the image below to hear Kate's StoryTree tell  you about our latest adventure…

Story 8 – This is the Chick in Isabella’s Garden

13th July 2020

Hurray, Hurray. Rosie the hen has laid as egg and at last her egg is hatching. But no, oh no! Where is little baby chick…

Story 9 – This is the Tree in Isabella’s Garden

13th July 2020

This is the Tree in Isabella's Garden I planted, planted, planted. And at first nothing changed... but slowly, slowly shoots of green began to show…

Story 10 – These are the Leaves in Isabella’s Garden

13th July 2020

The leaf is one of the most important parts of a plant. Leaves produce food for the plant through a process called photosynthesis. The leaves of different…

Story 11 – These are the Bugs in Isabella’s Garden

13th July 2020

This week we join Isabella on her garden journey again. We will be hearing about the bugs that live there. We will be making a…

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Family Workshops

8th March 2022

Throughout the year we hold several family events designed especially for children where they can bring along their family and friends and enjoy playing and…

Grow and Explore Drop in

8th March 2022

One of the most successful parts of our Children and Family's programme have been our monthly Drop-In sessions 'Grow and Explore'. These sessions are when pre-school children…

JUNE FAMILY WORKSHOP: Boggling Bugs and Creepy Crawlies: Thursday June 2nd 2022 10.00 am – 12.00pm

8th March 2022

Become an Insect Inspector and join us to find out what's hiding underneath the stones, wiggling in the earth, lurking in the log piles, weaving…

Education and Learning

Working with Pre-schools, Schools and Children’s Centres

8th March 2022

We design education programmes and activities for pre-school, nurseries and primary aged children, tailor made to meet your curriculum requirements. We cover the changing seasons,…

Children’s Garden

Working with Pre-schools, Schools and Children’s Centres

8th March 2022

We design education programmes and activities for pre-school, nurseries and primary aged children, tailor made to meet your curriculum requirements. We cover the changing seasons,…