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NATURE TOTS
A pre-school woodland experience with a difference!

Nature Tots Sessions

Dates and booking

Pett Levels

Dates: Thursday 4 June - Thursday 9 July 2015

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Book Nature Tots

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please dress for the weather. Camp fire, warm drink and mud provided

Seven Sisters Country Park

Dates: Wednesday 3 June - Wednesday 24 June 2015

Family Members: 30.00 for four weeks
Non Members: 34.00 for four weeks

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Book Nature Tots

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please dress for the weather. Camp fire, warm drink and mud provided

Tilgate Park

Dates: Tuesday 2 June - Tuesday 30 June 2015

Family Members: 37.50 for five weeks
Non Members: 42.50 for five weeks

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Book Nature Tots

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please dress for the weather. Camp fire, warm drink and mud provided

Woods Mill nature reserve

Dates: Tuesday 2 June - Tuesday 23 June 2015

Family Members: 30.00 for four weeks
Non Members: 34.00 for four weeks

Time: 09:45 - 11:45

Book Nature Tots

Dates: Wednesday 3 June - Wednesday 22 July 2015

(EXCLUDING 8 and 15 July)

Family Members: 45.00 for six weeks
Non Members: 51.00 for six weeks

Time: 09:45 - 11:45

FULLY BOOKED

One Saturday each month:
23 May, 6 June,
25 July

Family Members: 22.50 for three weeks
Non Members: 25.50 for three weeks

Time: 10:00 - 12:00.

Book Nature Tots

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please dress for the weather. Camp fire, warm drink and mud provided

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Online Booking is Essential
Contact Filma Dyer if you experience any problems with your online booking or payments.

Due to popular demand we have expanded our programme of parent and child groups for 3-5 year olds. We now offer two groups at Woods Mill nature reserve near Henfield, one groups at Seven Sisters Country Park near Seaford and Tilgate Park near Crawley..

Online bookings are listed to the right. If the places are full, please click the link to add your email address to our waiting list, and say which venue/s you are interested in.

Sussex Wildlife Trust Nature Tots

Nature Tots is a Forest School programme developed specifically for pre-school age children, providing a wonderful opportunity for your little ones to experience and learn from nature.

We engage children in hands-on outdoor activities themed around wildlife. Tots are encouraged to tackle woodland craft skills for themselves, and gain a sense of achievement from successfully completing tasks such as using a bow saw and bit and brace drill to make their own name disk to take home. The sessions will encourage independent learning and team working all of which will help to boost communication skills, problem solving, physical development and creativity. This is child-led learning and the role of the accompanying adults is to assist the Tots in doing as much of the task for themselves as possible.

We go outside rain or shine, so please dress for the weather and be ready to get wet and muddy! It is essential that the children are appropriately dressed as the temperature can be a little cooler in the woods, long trousers and stout shoes or boots are recommended. So why not come along and give it a go!

NEW NATURE TOTS GUIDELINES FOR YOUNGER SIBLINGS

Please state on booking if you are bringing a younger sibling aged two and under to enjoy the songs, stories and games free of charge.

If you are bringing a younger sibling aged two with an older Nature Tot that you wish to take part in the woodcraft activities, please ensure you book and pay for the additional place.


Meet the Nature Tots team

Woods Mill Nature Reserve

nr Henfield
Wednesdays: Sue Curnock
Nature Tots Officer

Contact Sue for general Nature Tots enquiries and all Woods Mill site enquiries

Saturdays: Tamara Jewell
Forest School Leader

Tuesdays: Sharon Jesse
Forest School Leader

Seven Sisters Country Park

nr Seaford
Wednesdays: Ronnie Reed
Education Officer

Contact Ronnie for enquiries relating to Seven Sisters site

Ronnie Reed / Mile Davies

Tilgate Park

nearr Crawley
Tuesdays: Tom Forward
People & Wildlife Officer

Contact Tom for enquiries relating to Tilgate Park site

Pett Level

Near Rye & Hastings

Thursdays: Lucy Bowyer
People & Wildlife Officer

Contact Lucy for enquiries relating to Pett Level site



Nature Tots in Pre-school and Nursery

We run regular Forest School sessions with pre-schools/ nurseries either at one of our nature reserves or at a local greenspace near you. Please contact us if you are interested. We also provide training for members of staff within your own setting so that you can eventually run your own sessions .

Please contact Mike Murphy Education Development Manager for availability of Sussex Wildlife Trust running a Nature Tots Forest School Nursery programme in or near your setting

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