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Here’s a few ideas of things to do when out and about with the kids.

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Map Symbol Bingo (free download)

Map Symbol Bingo (free download)

Map Symbol Bingo is a great way to teach your kids map symbols. Download our free game here. There are three levels of difficulty, so not just for kids!

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Seedballs: From little things grows big things

Seedballs: From little things grows big things

You don’t always have to go far to get out with your kids. We’ve been making Seedballs in the garden. Great fun to do with the kids. See how we got on.

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Hooting with the Owls

Hooting with the Owls

We’ve been trying out this owl hoot whistle, which makes the sound of a Tawny Owl. This is a great activity to do with kids; you may get an owl hoot back.

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Easter Crafts for Kids

Easter Crafts for Kids

Here’s a collection of Easter crafty ideas for kids. Not just things to do indoors, we’ve found some outdoor activities too of course.

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Go Ape Tree Top Junior Review – Family Fun in the Trees

Go Ape Tree Top Junior Review - Family Fun in the Trees

We had an excellent time at Go Ape’s Tree Top Junior adventure. Don’t be fooled by the Junior bit. This is a high ropes course, but designed for kids. Give it a go. It’s a great family activity.

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18 Tips for a Woodland Walk with Kids

18 Tips for a Woodland Walk with Kids

A walking in the woods doesn’t have to be dull for the kids. There’s loads of fun things to do. Here’s a list of ideas to help brighten your woodland walk.

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Finding Dinosaur Teeth & Other Fossils

Finding Dinosaur Teeth & Other Fossils

Finding Dinosaur Teeth is an activity our little lad came up with, and could be a useful distraction when out on a walk. There are places though where you can find real fossils, and we cover those too.

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Spotting the First Signs of Spring

Spotting the First Signs of Spring

There are a few first signs of Spring approaching as early as January. Here’s some things to spot and a download for you and your kids to use.

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Stargazing and Watching the Night Sky

Stargazing and Watching the Night Sky

Stargazing is a fun activity that you can do as a family. It’s also a great activity to add onto a camping trip in the countryside, away from light pollution of towns and cities.

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Making a Rudolf at Christmas Forest School

Making a Rudolf at Christmas Forest School

Making a wooden Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a great activity we did at Forest School. Great fun in the woods in the run up to Christmas.

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