What is Woodland Wildlings
Woodland Wildlings is a creative project set up to allow families of children 4 years upwards, to explore their curiosity, learn and experience the enriching and creative potential of natural spaces, woodlands and the outdoors.
Who runs the workshops?
The workshops are run by a variety of experienced and qualified early years practitioner with a wealth of outdoor education experience, who love to show you and your family how much the outdoors mean to them and how much they can mean to you in your everyday family lives.
Woodland Wildlings is funded through Midlothian Council Small Grants (19/20) and takes place monthly at the Beacon.
The following activities are actively encouraged and enable children to take an active role in caring for the environment.:
- Weeding the flower beds.
- Litter picking
- Monitoring wildlife
- Maintaining pathways
- Children develop their curiosity and awareness of the natural environment.
- Children use apps and library resources to help identify flora and fauna species.
- Awareness of changing seasons and how different species depend on each other for survival.
- Recognising local heritage site and the role it has played in the growing community.
For more information on how you can be involved and the next sessions please contact Lorna Lagerman at Gorebridge Community Development Trust