Stuff to do outdoors & with nature

This page has links to organisations who provide ideas for getting outdoors or doing activities with nature.  Sometimes it is hard to get out as often as we wish to but we can do projects at home that use nature.

Indoors/close to home

https://www.forestryengland.uk/blog/7-indoor-activities-connect-the-kids-forests

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids-nature-activities-self-isolation/

https://www.discoverwildlife.com/people/nature-activities-for-children/

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/try-this-at-home.html

Identification/Nature spotting

https://www.plantlife.org.uk/uk/discover-wild-plants-nature/spotter-sheets

https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/wildlife-guides/identify-a-bird/

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/tree-id-kids/

pages with lots of ideas

https://www.ltl.org.uk/free-resources/

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/nature-detectives/

https://www.forestryengland.uk/resource

https://www.wildlifewatch.org.uk/activities

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/games-and-activities/activities/

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do

Ideas for town and city

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/citizen-science/bioblitz/city-nature-challenge-london.html

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/facts-about-nature/facts-about-habitats/urban-and-suburban/

https://www.plantlife.org.uk/wildflowerhunt/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/GB_WFH-Town-spotter-sheet.pdf

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Go Fly a kite!

take a flask out somewhere local

make a pocket collection

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Nature table drawing

Leaf
Shell
Feather