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Mad Hatter s Nursery School (The)

Mad Hatter s Nursery School (The)

Australian Bushfires – Hollycombe Primary

The children at Hollycombe Primary School began term in January 2020 thinking about the continued devastating effects of the Australian bushfires as they’re just so tragic. One billion animals species – mammals, birds and reptiles – have died since the wildfires began in September 2019, along with 28 people at last count and 2,000 homes, […]

Coral Reef Conservation – Hollycombe Primary

Did you know that half of the Great Barrier Reef has died since 2016 as a result of coral bleaching and ocean acidification ( That’s pretty scary isn’t it. As such I thought it would be interesting for the children to look into this for an after school club. They loved seeing and learning about […]

Chimpanzee Conservation – Hollycombe Primary

In the middle of September last year, I began running an after school club at Hollycombe Primary, a beautiful country school where the children spend a lot of time outdoors and love to create. Thinking about where we – human beings – have come from, our conservation art workshops commenced by drawing our closest living relatives; […]

Kangaroos Hop – Australian Wildfires at Mad Hatter’s

By now, most people have heard about the devastating bushfires that have been destroying parts of Australia since September 2019 and considering that 500 million animals species – mammals, birds and reptiles – have already died, along with 25 people at the last count and 2,000 homes (, I wanted to run a very gentle […]

Tree Conservation at Mad Hatter’s Nursery

The 30th November marked Tree Charter Day when the Woodland Trust called upon one million people across the UK to plant a tree, so I thought it would be a good time to teach the children about the importance of trees, along with winter birds ( Mrs Casey had helped the kids create bird feeders […]