Posts Tagged Exploring Nature

We think it’s important that kids learn and appreciate nature and the environment, and engaging with nature is an easy thing to do when you are out on a walk.
Here’s a number of posts related to exploring nature, whether it’s useful facts, observing things, or getting hands on.

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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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 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

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 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 Bird Feeder out of a Recycled Plastic Bottle

Recycled Bottle Bird Feeder

Here’s something you can get out and do in the garden with your kids: make a bird feeder out of an old plastic bottle. Let the kids decorate it.

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How to make a Bug Hotel for Winter

Making a bug hotel is a great Autumn project for you and your kids in the garden. It’s good for the environment and your garden too.

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Wildlife Photography with a Trail Camera Trap

Trial camera traps are now within reach of most of us thanks to the reduced cost of technology. This could be an interesting project to do with your kids, and discover your local wildlife.

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Autumn Scavenger Hunt – Great for Autumn Family Walks

Autumn is a great time of year for walks. If you are hiking with young kids, try this Autumn Scavenger Hunt to keep them motivated.

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