Don't let your carved pumpkin go to waste. Turn it into a bird feeder.
Games & Activities
Download this activity sheet to keep the kids busy. Ideal for camping, hiking, car or plane journeys, etc.
With this app you can help scientists understand the biodiversity of your area the next time you get outside with the kids.
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...
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.
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.
Laser Combat: Combining video games with the outdoors for some family fun in the woods.
When the temperature falls below freezing you can create your own ice sculptures. This is a great activity to do with the kids at home.
Our little lad made these pinecone hedgehogs. They're really easy to make and learn about how pinecones change with the weather.
Sticks have been voted the most universal toy. Well here's another thing they're good for: The Magic Stick Game. Fun to try when out with the kids.
Everyone knows how to play tag, right? Well here's a twist on the classic game: one-armed tag! Great fun to play with the kids outside.
Sometimes the smallest of things can keep the kids busy. Here we make a tiny raft out of twigs - raft making on a tiny scale. Make a few and have a race.