Click here for activity ideas to do with your child at home!

News from The Common

What we're doing at Chewton Common Playgroup

Making Lavender Confetti

4 October 2021

We are involved in a project with the local church to make lavender confetti for weddings.

The children have planted the lavender and are now looking after it.

We will then deliver it to the church.

When I comes into flower we will pick them, dry them and then put them in bags for guests to use at weddings.

Environmentally friendly.

Bee friendly.

Smells lovely.

Bio degradeable.

Image for this article

Draw a Daffodil Competition

5 October 2021

We are one of the winners in a Competition run by Stewarts garden centre to draw a daffodil. We entered 3 daffodils and have won a collection of bulbs. The winning picture is below:

… [Read more]

Image for this article

UPDATED: Cultivation street

4 October 2021

Cultivation street is a national competition to get people outdoors and gardening.

We applied to the competition to grow your best.

We were given bags of miracle grow compost and had to do something special with them.

The childr… [Read more]