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November 21                  w4l news

wild activity kits - now in schools!

Our Wild Activity Kits are now available for schools. A fantastic 'off-the-shelf' teaching resource which provides imaginative, nature-inspired activities, equipment and wellbeing assessment tools that promote positive, confident living and link to core themes in the National Curriculum. Read on for more info and how to access our introductory offer.


July 21                         w4l news

summer newsletter

We have sent out our summer 2021 newsletter full of nature-led fun activities for you to dive into with your family. This newsletter also features an exclusive insight into our new product which we are excited to share with you! Click here to find out what it could be!

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January 21                      w4l news

january covid update

Please read for updates to our Face to Face with Nature virtual programme and our Love 2021 workshop.


December 20            w4l articles

web of wellbeing

Top 5 tips to improve your Festive Wellbeing and leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and ready to face the New Year...


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.

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May 20                            w4l news

lights, camera, action! get inspired by the w4l team


Watch our new 'Go Wild...with' films in the wild ideas section of the website. Wild activities, crafts, recipes and learning ideas to support mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

Reaching Out

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.


July 21                        w4l news

wild activity kits - your say!

Check out our fantastic feedback on our Wild Activity Kits from families across Northamptonshire as part of the government's Holiday and Food Activity Fund...and also find out how you will be able to get your hands on one of our exciting and wild new kits for your family this summer! 


February 21              w4l articles

wild storytelling

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...

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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...

Family Walk

October 20               w4l articles

why nature?

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...

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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.

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March 21                         w4l news


We are delighted to be a part of the #reloadnorthants Holiday Activity Programme, delivering nature led outdoor experiences to children living with disadvantage across Northamptonshire.  

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January 21                w4l articles

wild crafts

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...

Forest Trees

June 20                     w4l articles

can 'virtual nature' benefit our wellbeing?


Can nature still benefit our wellbeing without us even stepping outside our front door? Find out more...

Kid's Playing Outdoor

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...

Family Time

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...


October 19                      w4l news

w4l director announced as new country trust trustee


Rachael Frossell, Wild for Life Director, has recently been appointed as a Trustee to a charity called The Country Trust.  


July 2019                         w4l news

successful w4l pilots in schools


In June we embarked upon our first Primary School Pilots in Bedfordshire.

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