Exploring Nature Collection
This digging and gardening collection is an essential part of outdoor provision, it will enable you to involve children in gardening, digging, weeding and planting all year round. Children will be enthralled by what they find as they dig and look under the soil, observe and identify minibeasts....Read More >
Digging and gardening, collecting bugs, exploring and observing the outdoors are all key interests that children find enjoyable, making it easy to develop these experiences in ways that deepen children’s knowledge and understanding of the natural world and enhance their physical skills, language and communication. Through the seasons and in all weathers, there is always something fascinating for children to explore and find out about in the natural environment.
With this great selection of high quality digging and gardening resources and tools, you can encourage children to nurture plants and look closely at the natural world, deepening their understanding of how the world works. Children will be enthralled by what they find as they dig and look under the soil, observe and identify minibeasts.
Our Digging and Gardening Collection contains the following:
Set of Small Garden Tools – 2 x red hand trowels, 2 x green hand forks. These short-handled tools are strong and can be used regularly to dig, turn and rake loose or wet soil.
Set of Garden Rakes – 2 x green garden rakes. These garden rakes are strong, able to loosen and turn soil, as well as collect small stones and leaves.
Set of Garden Spades – 2 x red garden spades. Spades are an essential outdoor resource and these are sufficiently durable for everyday use.
Trug and Sieve Set – Small green trug – 23cm height x 33cm diameter, holds 14L. Our trug and sieve set fit together perfectly, making it easy to catch the soil when sifting for small stones and other objects. This high quality green trug is a staple in your outdoor area as it’s uses are endless and abilities limitless – they make ideal containers for transporting or carrying materials and their flexibility enables easy storage for your outdoor area.
Wheelbarrow – 30cm x 38cm x 81cm – Wheelbarrows are an essential resource for outdoor play, being extremely well made from high quality materials. Children will love using them to transport all sorts of things, to gather soil, leaves and grass clippings.
Set of Natural Brushes – 40cm x 40cm x 120cm These brushes offer natural bristles, for sweeping up soil and weeds.
Set of Gardening Gloves – 2 x gardening glove orange 3-7 yrs, 2 x gardening glove blue 3-7yrs. Protection for children’s hands is vital when gardening.
Set of Small Watering Cans –This high-quality, 1 litre watering can is well finished and extremely strong. This attractive watering can feature’s two handles to allow young gardeners to get a firm hold. Glossily powder coated in British Racing Green with a removable screw-on rose.
Rattan Basket Large – 31cm x 31cm x 34cm – Our large rattan basket is perfect for storage.
Carryall and Green Tray Set – Square balconniere trays – small 30cm, medium 35cm and large 40cm. A set of three trays for use in outdoor investigations and a useful carryall to pack away smaller items, like bug jars, notepads and hand tools.
Set of Magnifiers – 4 x large green magnifiers – 23cm length, 8cm diameter – Perfect for magnifying insects and everything else that fascinates children in the great outdoors. These magnifiers are an ideal size for children to hold and look through.
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