Blackhall P5 Artwork

June 29th, 2010 | Category: News

We had the pleasure of teaching the P5s at Blackhall Primary the other week about minibeasts. Towards the end of our teaching session we got the kids to express their creative side by making some minibeast woodland art. The kids of P5, using only natural materials, created an image of their favourite minibeast for us […]

Visit from Italy

June 22nd, 2010 | Category: International, News

On Friday we had a visit from Dr. Alessandro Bortolotti, a professor at the University of Bologna in the Science and Education department. Dr Bortolotti is travelling around Britain to find out more about outdoor and wildlife education and was recommended to visit us. We were more than happy to talk to him about what […]

Elderflower Cordial

June 21st, 2010 | Category: News

It’s that time of year again when the highly fragrant elderflower are in bloom. One of the nicest things you can make with this flower, is the highly popular Elderflower Cordial. This tasty summer drink is easy to make and requires very little time to prepare and make. Below is a recipe we have used in order […]

Drumbrae Artwork

June 18th, 2010 | Category: News, Site Update

We recently did a nature art session at Drumbrae primary school. During this session we saw some of the best artwork ever done by primary school children. The work ranged from a dead leaf bear statue and a funky flowery pyramid to a gigantic, multi-coloured leaf spiral. We would like to thank Drumbrae primary for […]

Minibeast Cakes!

June 16th, 2010 | Category: News, Site Update

Blackhall Primary School never ceases to amaze us. Not only are they a top green school (and massive fans of Earth Calling), but they are also the producers of amazing and tasty ‘wildlife’ treats,  just look at the minibeast cakes made by budding young bakers Melissa, Caitlin and Stuart.