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Get kids out in the garden and close to butterflies with these educational toys

July 16, 2013
Author: Guest

With schools breaking up for summer this week and the hot weather set to continue, encourage your kids into the garden with these educational toys. We’ve chosen 10 butterfly-themed gifts which will see children of all ages interacting and learning about these magical creatures. By Lucia House. Don’t forget to bring them to the Eden [...]

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How to make a bug mask

May 29, 2013
Author: Tom

At our Freaky Nature with Bugs event this half-term (28 May – 2 June 2013), get the low down on the good, the bad and the ugly of the bug world; discover which bugs are plant-friendly and which definitely aren’t! Kids love dressing up at our Bug Boutique, so we thought we’d share this nice [...]

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Summer survival guide

August 5, 2012
Author: admin

School’s now out for summer, so if you haven’t quite planned out your summer itinerary for the whole family, take some inspiration from our tips, tricks and lovely ideas here. Come rain or shine, hopefully these kid’s activites will add a few a special twist to your usual summer antics. Gardening kits you can plant [...]

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How to climb a tree: 10 tips from Thom Hunt of Channel 4’s Three Hungry Boys

July 20, 2012
Author: Tom

Our summer kids’ event is inspired by The Lorax – the blockbuster movie with a really cool environmental message.  We’re also offering extra Lorax fun on our Blog to keep your kids happy over the holidays. The Lorax loves trees and so do we at Eden! Why not have some fun and learn about trees [...]

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Behind the scenes at the circus rehearsals

July 13, 2012
Author: Tom

We’re getting really excited here at Eden because NoFit State Circus has rolled into town and is now rehearsing for the brand new spectacular, BIANCO, which will be performed over the school summer holidays between 28 July and 2 September 2012. You can browse beautiful photos, book tickets and meet the cast members on the [...]

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Listen to a traditional African story: The Tortoise and the Tree of Life

July 10, 2012
Author: Tom

Our summer kids’ event is inspired by The Lorax – the blockbuster movie with a really cool environmental message.  We’re also offering extra Lorax fun on our Blog to keep your kids happy over the holidays. The Lorax – the star of the movie – is the guardian of a forest of beautiful truffula trees. [...]

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New primary teacher training and staff development packages from Eden Project

February 15, 2012
Author: Hannah

Teachers probably know Eden best for the fantastic school trips we offer around the rainforest! But we also run a range of teacher training programmes and staff development packages to support primary school teachers in getting pupils back outside. Drawing on our experience of teaching, garden design, horticulture and wild play, we can offer bespoke [...]

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Golden day for Eden’s youth music and arts showcase

February 1, 2012
Author: Guest

This weekend saw 85 talented young Southwest musicians, photographers, dancers, writers and the like sharing their work at Eden’s annual arts showcase. The Bright Young Things competition invited 13-19-year-olds to produce pieces of dance, film, writing, photography and art around the theme of Gold. That one word inspired a whole host of creations, each with [...]

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10 facts about chocolate from the Eden Project

January 27, 2012
Author: Tom

In the run-up to our chocolate festival, Chocolate Jungle, in February half-term (11–19 February 2012) we’d like to share some facts with you about the fascinating and surprising story of this tasty treat.   The Maya people of ancient Mexico used cocoa beans as money: 10 for a rabbit, 100 for a slave. The botanical [...]

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Just £5 for Eden Locals’ Annual Pass for residents of Cornwall and Devon

January 25, 2012
Author: Hannah

If you live in Cornwall or Devon, make the most of visits to Eden throughout the year with a one-year Locals’ Annual Pass for just £5, or two years for £10. We’re running this special offer for locals until Friday 10 February 2012. Don’t worry, if you can’t visit straight away but are keen to [...]

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