Games & Activities

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

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Doing Things
Playing Things

Making Things
Finding Things
Learning Things

Are your kids budding Wildlife Watchers?

Wildlife Watchers

Get out spotting nature as a family with the Wildlife Watchers from the Wildlife Trusts.

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How to make a Christmas Bird Feeder

How to make a Christmas Bird Feeder

Don’t forget the birds at Christmas. You can create some great festive Christmas bird feeders.

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Making a Pumpkin Bird Feeder

Pumpkin Bird Feeder

Don’t let your carved pumpkin go to waste. Turn it into a bird feeder.

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Download: Alphabet Scavenger Hunt Draw

Alphabet Scavenger Hunt Draw

Download this activity sheet to keep the kids busy. Ideal for camping, hiking, car or plane journeys, etc.

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Download: Alphabet Scavenger Hunt Draw

Alphabet Scavenger Hunt Draw

Download this activity sheet to keep the kids busy. Ideal for camping, hiking, car or plane journeys, etc.

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What will your family discover?

What will you disciver

With this app you can help scientists understand the biodiversity of your area the next time you get outside with the kids.

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D of E Volunteering: It’s not just hiking in the hills

DofE Volunteering

There’s a lot more to the DofE Award than just hiking. There’s an element that involves volunteering, but it’s not always so easy to find opportunities…

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The String Walk

The String Walk

Kids can get ‘bored’ or ‘tired’ on a walk but often only need a little bit of distraction. Here’s another idea for keeping them motivated using string.

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Orienteering with your kids

Trying Orienteering

Orienteering is a great activity to do as a family and teaches your kids map reading skills. There are also places you can easily give it a go. Read more.

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Laser Combat

Laser Combat

Laser Combat: Combining video games with the outdoors for some family fun in the woods.

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