Muddy Faces newsletter
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100s of free outdoor activities, whatever your space • mud • outdoor play • stepping stones & den kits in the shop. 27 March 2020
Dragons sneeze videos • make ink & dye over a fire • pewter casting • pewter kit in the shop • annual celebrations & training events. 18 March 2020
Fire inspirations page • build a fire to cook on • campfire orange cakes • grills & kettles in the shop • events. 11 March 2020
Fire focus • methods of ignition / fire steels on the Outdoor Hub • Dragons Sneeze & flint & steels in the shop • lots of events. 4 March 2020
Now stocking Spell Songs CD • competition • Lost Words & Spell Songs in the shop • busy month for events. 10 February 2020
Download a free book on playing outdoors • meet the author at ECO conference • outdoor play on the Outdoor Hub. 23 January 2020
Solstice greetings • bringing back the #NatureTable • health & wellbeing on the Hub • nature table & weather display in the shop. 22 December 2019
Christmas craft inspirations • catalogue sign up • office closing times • events. 13 December 2019
Leaf inspirations • felting guide & activities • casting pewter over a campfire • wool & casting kit in the shop • events. 21 October 2019
Celebrating Apple Day • woodwork survey • apple inspirations • apple peeling machine in the shop • events. 21 October 2019
Celebrating Forest School Day • Forest School & nature connection on the Outdoor Hub • FS books & kit in the shop • events. 11 October 2019
October is Popcorn poppin’ month • cook popcorn over an open fire • make a sieve popcorn maker • sieves & pots in the shop • events. 7 October 2019
Our 1st ever Book Chorus features Richard Irvine & his book Forest Craft • split stick animal activity • review • author profile • events. September 2019
Mud Day photo winners & our fabulous Mud Gallery • 3 top winners • 5 extra Mud Champions • and just a splash more mud. August 2019
Mud Day resources, inspiration & research on the Outdoor Hub • A-Z of mud play • mud kitchen kit • Mud Gallery & photo competition. 24 June 2019
Mud resources on the Outdoor Hub • Mud Gallery & photo competition • elderflower cordial recipe • Mud Kitchen book • events. 11 June 2019
Hanging ice decorations & snowy nightlight footprint activities • snowy book & thermometer in the shop • catalogue news & competition. February 2019
Happy New Year • Pete Moorhouse on woodworking with kids • wooden stamps activity • hammers & saws in the shop. January 2019
Seasons greetings • 2018’s most popular Instagram posts • festive tic tac toe & hanging Santa decorations • news & events. 20 December 2018
Creating an outdoor setting on the Outdoor Hub • big festive competition • news & events & useful products. 5 December 2018
Dragons Sneeze feedback: adults with autism, video: kids at Forest School • drilling activity • catalogue sign up, news & events. November 2018
National Forest School Festival • health & wellbeing events & on the Hub • wellbeing in the woods video • children in nature books. 15 October 2018
Celebrating 25 years of UK Forest School • Forest School activities & video • Forest School starter set & books • events. 3 October 2018
Conker news – small this year • foraging guidelines • Lost Words • conker inspiration & conker person • conker clamps • events. September 2018
Jan White is first ever Professor of Practice in Early Childhood Development & Education • child-led play • foraging for wellbeing. August 2018
The craze of decorating pebbles • pebble creatures, pebble alien landing, pebble creature maths • useful products, news & events. July 2018
Celebrating International Mud Day • free Mud Games pdf to download • elderflower cordial recipe • muddy products, news. 15 June 2018
Relaunch of the newsletter & introducing the Outdoor Hub • events & useful resources. 4 June 2018