Bug Shaking

Bug Shaking

A fascinating, inexpensive and absorbing activity to do with children in any outdoor space with bushes (or trees) is a Bush Shaking Mini-beast Hunt...

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Rainy Day Activities

Rainy Day Activities

As I live in the United Kingdom, I’ve made the radical decision - and I urge you to do the same - to embrace and enjoy every type of weather!  So o...

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DEN BUILDING

DEN BUILDING

My ‘office’ during lockdown consists of our kitchen island for my beloved MacBook, and an old wooden school stool as my seat. I have easy access to...

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Colours in Nature

Colours in Nature

The sight of a rainbow is always cause for awe and wonder, and especially relevant at the moment as we pay tribute to our National Health Service w...

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BIRD NESTS

BIRD NESTS

Birds are so busy nest-building at this time of year and can be observed transporting building materials to their construction sites.  Nests are so...

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Lots of lovely Art Discount

Lots of lovely Art Discount

Art and creative activities are especially important during times of stress or change - allowing children to lose themselves in their endeavours an...

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Hero Retailers

Hero Retailers

We want give a huge shout-out to our team of incredible retailers, weathering this Covid-19 storm by adopting new working practises and adapting to...

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DEN-SPIRATION

Over the past five weeks we’ve been delighted and amazed at seeing the ways in which our kits have brought fun to gardens all around the UK. Whethe...

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Whittling

Whittling

Creative, therapeutic and immensely satisfying- as well as sufficiently ‘grown-up’ to spark the interest of the most reluctant.  Introducing your c...

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COVID-19

COVID-19

Den Kit HQ is open. Orders are being assembled, wrapped and shipped.We are a small team, working remotely, with only members of the same household...

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B&LLA Award Finalists

B&LLA Award Finalists

The National Trust Nature Hideaway Kit and the Ed Stafford Shelter Kit make it amongst the glitterati as B&LLA Award Finalists. Rewarding excel...

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Climbing trees

Climbing trees

Children love to climb trees - they appear to be magnetically pulled upwards when they discover a branch beckoning up to them. Happily, it is reall...

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Wind Chimes

Wind Chimes

I am always amazed by the joy on children’s faces when you quieten them down and ask them to listen for an extended period of time to the music of ...

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Spring Fair

Spring Fair

Our fabulous new trade stand travelled to the NEC Birmingham on 1st February in time for Spring Fair - heralding our chance to entice, impress, ama...

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Make friends with a tree!

Make friends with a tree!

Whilst you’re out and about during our autumn days find a small copse of trees or a woodland glade, as a base, for this fun little challenge.

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Earthy Art

Earthy Art

As summer fades away we often have some surprisingly heavy rainstorms.  Just last week while I was out walking with my two dogs in a torrential dow...

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