Get out into your garden or local park to have some fun educational play with these easy to follow activity sheets – they can be done in almost any outdoor space. Most won’t need any complicated equipment – just enthusiasm and sometimes some common household items.
*If you are getting out and about as a family, for your one form of daily exercise, please ensure you follow the simple government guidelines of keeping 6ft away from other members of the public and washing your hands as soon as you get in. This is important in helping to manage the spread of the Coronavirus*
Camouflage Games – Test your camouflage skills with these fun games
Cloud Watching – A simple and fun activity that doesn’t need any equipment other than your imagination!
Colour Catching – You be amazed at the different colours and shades you can find in nature!
Easter Baskets – A great intro to using natural materials to create something special
Forest Friends – Get creative outdoors and make your own monster friend!
Meet a Tree – A fun game to play with family or friends
Mini Treasures – Challenge your friends to a mini treasure box competition and see who can collect the most natural treasures in miniature
Musical Nature – Use natural objects you can find around you to make some unique musical instruments of your own
Natural Weaving – A great activity to explore different textures and colours outdoors and create a work of art from natural materials
Natures Alphabet – Explore natures alphabet and aim to find as many as you can!
PoohSticks – A classic game invented by Winnie the Pooh!… no childhood is complete without a game of PoohSticks!!
Snail Racing – During the wetter months there are fewer minibeasts about but one creature you should be able to find plenty of is snails! Set up a simple race course to have a bit of fun with these fascinating creatures.
Spring i-Spy – When you have seen all of these signs of spring you can be sure that spring has sprung!
Stargazing – You don’t need a telescope. On a clear night there is a lot that can be seen with the naked eye.
Wiggly Wavy – Explore all the wonderful leaf shapes around you by collecting as many different ones as you can