Welcome to another week of Country Kids, where you can find out what we’ve been up to at Kids of the Wild this week as well as joining in the outdoor linky co-hosted by Louise from Little Hearts Big Love, Helena from Queen of Collage and me here at Kids of the Wild.

NOTE FOR REGULAR READERS – #CountryKids is a bloggers community post, aimed mainly at fellow outdoor bloggers. A linky is where bloggers can promote their work – a collection of different bloggers’ writing in one place.

Outdoor family bloggers please click HERE or on ‘Inlinkz Link Party’ further down the page (see guidelines below) to add your blog post and find great reads by other bloggers

At Kids of the Wild This Week

Last week’s migraine morphed into a horrible virus for Caroline and me this week. It’s going round her school apparently so she was off school for 5 days and I was good for nothing. An even less productive few days than previously!

Yesterday was the first day we felt up for getting outdoors and we headed for the woods and some tree climbing – or resting on a branch for me. It more than made up for nearly a fortnight of illness-induced hibernation!

Woman and child sitting on branch of tree with distant farm and sky behind

My linky post this week is about Caroline helping launch the North of England Children’s Cancer Research Fun fun run which we’re taking part in on May 19th. You can join us to run or sponsor us/donate on our Just Giving page.

Caroline’s constantly proving that life gets better after cancer.

About #Country Kids

Country Kids is a supportive blogging community, set up by Coombe Mill’s Fiona, to share outdoor posts and discover fresh inspiration for your family’s future outdoor adventures in the wild, whether in your garden or an African savannah.

Guidelines for Joining #CountryKids

Here’s a reminder of the rules:-

  • Link up every Saturday to Thursday, midnight to midnight
  • Post must be ‘outdoorsy’ – in the garden, park, woods, beach, country & urban (barns & tents count as outdoors!) with outdoor craft, learning, exploring and playing all welcome
  • Please comment on all the host posts and a minimum of 2 others of your choice
  • Please use #CountryKids when commenting
  • Please add the badge so others know where to link up
  • Posts must be made live within the last 2 months. Catch-up posts about old adventures are fine but the publish date should be within 2 months
  • If you have more than 3 posts please consider linking over a few weeks.

Grab The Badge

Highlight and copy the html code and drop it into your blog. If you have any problems give one of us a yell.

Country Kids badge - Little Hearts, Big Love, Queen of Collage, Kids of the Wild


Top Commenters & Favourite Posts

Thanks to all the lovely bloggers who join in and share their writing with us. There’s some great talent out there!

Favourite posts this week: 

Top commenters this week are: –

  • Fiona from Coombe Mill, Mary from Over 40 and a Mum to One and Dawn from Dear Mummy Blog with 7 comments each.
    Everyone shared the blog love this week!

Link Your Post to #CountryKids

Click Inlinkz Link Party to join in and share posts.

Here are this weeks pics over on Instagram; wild kids enjoying some happy moments, this week including Caroline hammering in a post with a sledgehammer, planting trees on our conservation day back in January. Join us  with the hashtag #countrykidsfun to link up your photos.

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#countrykidsfun featured images week 124 with thanks to @dinky1711 @jenni_isdancingintherain @midlifemummy and @kidsofthewild_ . Thank you for all the lovely tags. We have now passed 12,800 in the collection. That's a lot of outdoor fun! Remember #CountryKids is live from midnight for all your blog adventures with @littleheartsbiglove @kidsofthewild_ and Queen of Collage. Have a lovely weekend, though I think we are all going to be snow free unlike last week. 🎄🌞🍄🌿🌼 #outdoorfun  #kidsoutdoors #outdoorsandhappy #CountryKids #fridayoutdoorfun  #capturedmoments #lovelifeoutdoors #countrylife #winter #happiness #countryside #outdoorclassroom #countryliving #woodland #adventureisouthere #wintercolours #cutekids #sunlight #happytimes #explorerkids #adventurecalling #adventureisouthere #adventuretime #snow #snowmuchfun #snowscene #snowday #zipwire

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WILD WISHES for some fabulous outdoor adventures over half term!