Woodland Magic Family Day

Gnomes & Lanterns with a magical lantern walk
Mentored by Lorna Hendley

A teacher & mum who knows how to have fun!

Mayfield, TN20 6NP
For ages: 3 - 11
£30 - concession available
Next date: Saturday 13th Nov, 13:30 - 17:30

What we'll do

Please join me for a fun, magical and adventurous day out in nature at Lymley Wood, Argos Hill Road, East Sussex. Autumn time is now here…. The Earth is beginning to fall asleep; it is ‘breathing in’. As a night draws in, the starry sky awakens and the bright stars remind us that it is time to find our own inner light at stirs the soul. This day, we will celebrate Martinmas. The light from the lanterns and the words from the songs are a powerful metaphor for own inner star; which prepares to guide us and shine forth as winter draws near. On arrival, we will make a lantern to take on our lantern walk later on in the day which then you can keep. We will also be crafting gnomes to take home from wood or felt. We will have time on the adventure play area with balance ropes, and net ropes and swings. For those tall and brave enough you’ll be given a token for the zip wire. For those wanting to learn, I will demonstrate how to light a fire with a flint and steel, and tinder bundles...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Lorna

I originally worked as a learning support assistant in mainstream school and found myself drawn to younger children. I fell in love with the Waldorf kindergarten from the moment I walked through the Steiner Kindergarten door. I completed my Waldorf early years teacher training alongside working as an assistant at Michael Hall Steiner school. I became a teacher and started a kindergarten with a new group of children and families. I was fortunate to have several happy years there before starting my own family. I am now a busy home maker and mother to three young children. However 2.5 years ago I started Kindergarten Magic, my indoor Steiner inspired parent and child and kindergarten for home educated families and children of pre school age. Alongside this, I started up a Steiner inspired outdoor parent and child group to embrace my Forest school leader qualification. Waldorf/Steiner education ties in beautifully with our natural environment. It is my aim to reconnect families with nature...

Directions & Parking

Directions: From Mayfield turn right/ from Five Ashes turn left onto Horleigh Green Road for 1 mile. Look out for an arrow steep road on the right on a left-hand bend, and a farmhouse on the corner. This is Argos Hill Road. From Crowborough/ Rotherfield go through Rotherfield village passing the Kings Arms pub on the left. Take the fourth left down the hill onto Five Ashes Road. After 1 mile, look out for Argos Hill left on the bend however you cannot turn here left here as it is too sharp. Taking care, turn around in the next left... Fir Toll Road and then Argos Hill Road will be on your right. It has an 'access only' sign at the top. Watch out for tractors as it is a narrow road. 300 yards down Argos Hill Road, passing a big barn and farmyard on the right then there is a little parking spot on the left opposite Brook Farm House. This is Lymley Wood car park. From Mark Cross, you can turn onto Argos Hill Road, from Argos Hill Lane however it is rather bumpy in places and narrow. Y...

Coronavirus safety measures

COVID 19 Risk Assessment for Woodland Magic:   Benefits of being outside in the woods • Connecting with nature is paramount for any human; especially beneficial for a child’s cognitive, emotional and physical well-being. • There is endless magic, wonder and reverence that is created from being outside in nature. • Social wellbeing and creativity from playing with other children.   Potential risk: Contracting the virus from attending the group. Passing the virus onto other members in the group.   Measures in place by the Forest School Practitioner (FSP): * Parents will be asked to read this risk assessment before attending the session. * The parents are informed not to attend the group session if they or their child are displaying any symptoms of Covid. * Parents are told not to attend the group if they have been into contact with anyone with the virus and must notify the FSP. * Parents will bring their own snacks and water bottles for themselves and their children. * The FSP will ...

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Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley
Woodland Magic Family Day event mentored by Lorna Hendley

What's provided

Drinks

Snacks

Equipment

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

Where
we'll be

Argos Hill Road, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6NP

Pricing information

Standard price: £30
Concession price: £15

Please select concession for a sibling discount of siblings over two years. Siblings under two are free.


Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

Cancel more than one week before the start to receive a full refund.


Cancellation


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