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March 21 w4l news
We are delighted to be a part of the #reloadnorthants Holiday Activity Program, delivering nature led outdoor experiences to children living with disadvantage across Northamptonshire.
November 20 w4l articles
how nature can help to beat loneliness
With more Covid restrictions being implemented in communities across the country, we look at the increasing problem of Loneliness and how Nature can help us feel less alone.
June 20 w4l news
w4l launches new online course in partnership with frosts & greensand country
The Family Wellbeing Programme is a FREE online course for parents, grandparents and carers of primary-aged children to help them assess and improve their family’s wellbeing following lockdown.
April 20 w4l news
new w4l support line for teachers
new! Calling all teachers...if you require free confidential, inspirational or creative problem solving, or just a listening ear or sounding board, then we are here to support you.
September 19 w4l news
a corporate lunch on the wild side
In September, Wild for Life were commissioned to deliver workshops as a part of the 'Connect with Nature' well-being training event organised by a multi-national organisation based in Bedfordshire.
February 21 w4l articles
This week is National Storytelling Week and it reminds us just how important is for all of us of any age to think about how stories can really help us right now to cope with longer periods of confinement and times away from family and friends.
January 21 w4l articles
coping with isolation
It seems that more and more of us are being faced with having to self-isolate because we have been in contact with someone who has the virus or alternatively we may have contracted it ourselves.
Perhaps we are vulnerable and are shielding, or looking maybe after someone else in that situation? Either way, spending extended periods alone can be a difficult time and it can be helpful to look at some simple and natural ways to ease the feelings of isolation...
December 20 w4l news
action for children christmas covid report
Action for Children have released a new report detailing the devastating impact that Covid is having on the mental health of parents, carers and children across the UK. Find out more...
October 20 w4l articles
We know that we all FEEL better when we are or have been outside in the fresh air, but how does that actually link to a REAL improvement in our health? Find out more...
June 20 w4l news
new! the big five - top five tips to help children who worry
Catch the first installment of our new column 'The Big Five' imparts our top five tips to help children who worry. More top tips coming very soon!
May 20 w4l news
moments of wild reflection
Don't forget to check out the latest articles, interviews and snippets of advice relating to life in lockdown, in our new section 'Moments of Wild Reflection'
February 20 w4l events
experience w4l schools at our free workshops
On Thursday, 2nd April, we invite you to join us a Brook Stables MK45 2HZ to experience our early intervention outdoor learning programmes first hand...
August 19 w4l news
a summer of mud & mayhem
Residents of our local village (Astwood) were keen to raise funds for their new play area and so Wild For Life agreed to hold a two day activity club, where all proceeds went straight to the play area fund.
January 21 w4l articles
At Wild for Life we love a bit of Wild Crafting! We always seize the opportunity to use natural resources to decorate our homes, make thoughtful gifts, learn new skills or make things smell nice.
December 20 w4l articles
w4l christmas newsletter
If you have not signed up to our newsletters, check out our latest mini version for Christmas. Sign up for the full Winter newsletter due out early next year on our Contact Us page, packed with ideas and tips to kickstart 2021.
November 20 w4l news
let w4l unleash your family's wild side
This month we launch our exciting new programme, Face to Face with Nature: a chance for families to revitalise and rewild their relationships and wellbeing.
If your family is interested in taking part in our pilot programme, read on...
June 20 w4l articles
the missing piece of childhood
What if emerging from lockdown gives back the missing piece of childhood to our children?
It seems that due to an enforced lock down and after many families spending far more time together than ever before, we have finally turned to nature and the outdoors to provide physical and mental health and to help us cope...
April 20 w4l articles
how to talk to children about covid-19
How can parents and adults talk to children in the best way to enable them to gain an understanding of what is happening and help them to cope? Read our tips here...