Assembled here are the entries to our 2nd competition: best poster with quote / poem promoting children's need to engage with nature. Many thanks to all participants and best of luck! Prizes from Community Playthings, Muddyfaces, Jojo Maman Bebe and others.
If you'd like to take part, please see www.nationalchildrensdayuk.com
#42 A fantastic entry from Philpots Manor School: 'In nature every day is unique'. How true! www.nationalchildrensdayuk.com
Philpots Manor School entry number 'In nature we share joy and laughter'. Beautiful, thank you!
#44 Philpots Manor School entry number 3: 'In the garden we touch the earth'. Thanks for entering our competition! For details, see www.nationalchildrensdayuk.com
A great fourth entry from Philpots Manor School: 'Nature is a place for teamwork'.
#20 Another entry from Elise Laura Ashley: 'Since I got back from Ringsfield I feel that when I’m here [Holloway] with all the noise and pollution I feel that my thoughts are in prison, they are all a blur, but when I was there, sitting in all that silence with all the space, all my thoughts came flowing out of my brain, like I couldn’t stop them'.
#19 A third entry from Elise Laura Ashley, many thanks! 'Words to describe my magic spot: Bumpy, Soil, Twigs, Stinging Nettles, Bugs, Trees, Quiets (8 year old girl) + a poem by Chris Walton (too long to pin it here).
Another beautiful entry from Elisa Laura Ashley. Caption: '… going out, I found I was really going in'.
#17 Elise Laura Ashley's entry - stunning! 'In my magic spot I have noticed some really amazing things. I noticed a colourful ladybird and bugs. My favourite is hearing the wonderful trees going ‘Wisha wisha wisha’, it sounds as if they were really enjoying their selfs. And the fresh air makes me think of a new world'. (9 year old boy)
#32 Love the caption to go with this 5th entry from Emma: 'You're never too young to start loving nature'. See www.nationalchildrensdayuk.com for details about our competition. Ends tomorrow!
Thanks, Emma, for this entry. Caption: 'Energised through nature'.
#30 And another beautiful entry from Emma. The caption for this one is: 'Let me loose in the countryside'. Keep them coming! www.nationalchildrensdayuk.com
Thanks, Emma, for entering our competition with this photograph. Caption: 'Getting in touch with nature.