Forestcraft featuring Laura Brand

Laura and Ed are excited to share some of their favourite forestcraft activities to do with kids, this is an accessible masterclass for children and adults alike, five 10-20 minute lessons in everything from den making to sourcing and painting with natural materials.

£4.99 / $6.99 / €5.99 / TRL 55.99 / R$35.99

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Forestcraft featuring Laura Brand

Laura and Ed are excited to share some of their favourite forestcraft activities to do with the kids, this is an accessible masterclass for children and adults alike, five 10-20 minute lessons in everything from den making to sourcing and painting with natural materials.

00:06:49

Den Making

Making a den is a childhood staple and in this lesson Ed and Laura show you how to easily create a long lasting den that not only serves as a magical woodland hideaway for your children, but also as a functional survival shelter when needed.

Ed and Laura show you how to make a charcoal pencil from scratch and how to make ink. We start from the very beginning with how to identify the trees, how to collect them, and how to put it all together to get creative outside.

Laura shows us how to transform an ordinary walk into a memory to last a life time. She will be casting an animal track while out in the forest and then dusting it off to take back home, magical!

00:11:13

Making fire

Laura and Ed show you how to collect flammable tinder from the woods around you, and then how to safely spark it into fire. But they don’t stop there! Next up we show you two fun things to cook over the fire you have created.

Steven and Ed take you through the basic knife safety techniques you need to know in order to take part in bushcraft activities.

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