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Ranger Den [Part 1] (31/07/17 (31st July 2017) – 13:00 to 16:00)

Ranger Den

Monday 31st July 2017 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm

free, craft activities £2 each

all ages welcome, children must be accompanied

Discover more about some of the creatures that live at Moors Valley with fun activities and hands-on displays.

Become a nature detective and meet a Ranger in our exciting Ranger Den where there will be a selection of free activities and wildlife displays to explore.
Activites will vary according to the time of year but may include some or all of the following:

Live Minibeasts and Living Pond Display
Get a really close up view of the creatures that live in our wildlife pond as well as some of Moors Valley’s meadow and woodland minibeasts. Will you hold a woodlouse or find a newt?

The Lab
Use a microscope or hand lens to become a nature detective and identify some real wildlife specimens.

Tracks and Signs
Take a brass rubbing of some animal tracks and take a close look at some real animal poo!

Find a Fossil
Go on a mini dig and see what you can find. Can you identify which specimens are fossils and which ones aren’t?

Woodland Tree game
Test your knowledge of trees and see if you can match the wood with the correct tree name.

Takeaway Activites and Crafts Table
Each day there will be a selection of free actvities for you to take away with you and try out in the park or at home including scavenger hunts and i-spy sheets.
There will always be at least one craft activity on offer. Cost £2 per craft.

Moors Valley Challenge: You could earn your ‘Meet a newt’, ‘High five a Ranger’ and ‘Try moth spotting’ stamps in the Ranger Den.

No need to book for the Ranger Den, just come along and join in. You can find the Ranger Den at the back of the Visitor centre opposite the toilets.
The Ranger Den is accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs. All ages and abilities are welcome.