Bean's Spiced Cider | Outlearn Activity Guide

Making drinks over a fire is always a great activity, especially when it’s linked to The Fantastic Mr Fox. The aim of Bean’s spiced cider is to create a non alcoholic tasty drink. This allows children to better understand nature, their environment and to embrace the story.


  • Apple Juice/Apple/Ginger
  • Cinnamon Sticks/Cloves
  • Apple Corer/Knife
  • Tea Spoon (tsp)
  • Fire Kit /Water/Gloves/Bucket



  • 3 cups unfiltered apple juice
  • ½ apple, cut into slices
  • 1½” inch piece of ginger, very thinly sliced
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 15 whole cloves

Ready for activity

Add all the ingredients into a small pot or saucepan on the fire. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, then lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Divide between two or three mugs, being careful to strain out any of the spices, and enjoy.

Safety Tips

Make sure your adhering the best practise with regard to fire management, tool management, and group management around a fire.