Forest fun for children

16:00 31 August 2012

Children enjoying the forest fun event.

Children enjoying the forest fun event.

Archant

YOUNGSTERS enjoyed a spot of the great outdoors as part of a children’s centre’s summer activities.

Children from Banwell, Winscombe and Sandford Children’s Centre took a trip out to Banwell Woods on Friday, where they enjoyed a range of outdoor activities.

They made hats using materials found in the woods, made a fire and toasted marshmallows over it, made caterpillar bread and created habitats for some of the wood’s animals.

Family support worker Vicky King said: “We really wanted the children to explore the outdoors and encourage their curiosity for the outdoors.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

41 minutes ago
Home

VILLAGERS say they are worried a large scale housing development on a greenfield site could threaten the area’s bat population.

Read more
The houses are in Cheddar.

AFFORDABLE homes will remain unoccupied after planning permission for a pedestrian bridge leading to the site was deferred for another month.

Read more
11:47

Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be attending the Sweetshop summer showdown on Monday at Winchester Farm, Cheddar.

Read more
St Anne's Primary School, West Wick - nursery open day.

AN OPEN day was held at St Anne’s Primary School in West Wick ahead of the opening of its new nursery in September.

Read more
Views of Weston Railway Station.

BANK holiday travel could be even worse than it normally is this weekend, as rail workers in Weston-super-Mare prepare for strike action.

Read more
Dolphin Square being demolished in 2013.

DOLPHIN Square will be turned into an overflow car park to cope with demand from people visiting Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition at the Tropicana.

Read more
12:30
Cerebral Palsy Plus members enjoying some archery

A cerebral palsy charity’s visit to The Mendip Activity Centre near Churchill has been hailed as a ‘wonderful and enjoyable new experience’.

Read more
Tudor Market in High Street, after being broken into.

TRADERS have been left feeling ‘angry’ and ‘upset’ after thieves smashed the roof of a Weston-super-Mare indoor market and stole jewellery, cash and electronic cigarettes worth thousands of pounds.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:27
Weston Woods.

A 26-YEAR-OLD woman was knocked unconscious when she was punched by a man when she was walking dogs at the woods in Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00
Ollie Walker is close to winning the FAB-Racing mini-moto rookie championship

A young mini-moto rider is raising funds to attend a once-in-a-lifetime event after a rampant first season in the saddle.

Read more

Dismaland

Dismaland
All the latest news on Dismaland and Banksy here


Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition today E-edition


Somerset's trusted business finder