Connecting urban children and families with nature
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge visits TGC at King Henry’s Walk Garden 15th January 2019.
A special visit today from HRH The Duchess of Cambridge highlighted The Duchess’s passion for nature and the outdoors and as a mother of three young children she is keen to encourage a love of the natural world.
The Duchess asked the children from St Jude and St Paul’s Primary School
“Do you prefer to learn inside the classroom or outside in a woodland such as this?” and the children replied enthusiastically “In a woodland!.”
Later whilst making pizzas the Duchess brought up the subject of outdoor learning again with the children and asked whether there was a preference for learning outside the classroom or learning inside and said
“I think that’s where George and Charlotte would love to be, learning outside… it’s much better outside.”
As part of Every Child a Nature Lover, year 5 pupils in Islington have been exploring their local environment for inspiration for natural, transient earth art. Here’s a snapshot of some of the wonderful creations made in various parks in Islington. One child found us a heart shaped leaf to show us her love of…Read More
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge visits King Henry’s Walk Garden and makes bird feeders and pizza with The Garden Classroom.Read More