Our free, family-friendly resources to keep the kids entertained
Autumn is the perfect time of year to collect and sow seeds. Follow our top tips to sow and grow your own seeds to support the next generation of trees!
Find out more about the trees in your woodland or hedgerow and come up with some questions of your own!
Every story needs a hero! Someone fearless, brave, willing to do good! Using natural materials, it’s time to create your very own woodland story.
How did people build houses in the Stone Age? Let’s go back in time and build one!
This session lets children estimate the size and age of a tree, introducing them to the role of trees in the carbon cycle.
Each tree is as unique as the learner looking at it but there are ways to identify the common trees around you…
Create a simple nature-based sensory trail for your EYFS class with this easy to follow lesson plan.
It’s time to go on a safari on your own school grounds!
We know squirrels live in trees and worms live in the soil. Now we'll find out how different plants and animals are so well suited to their homes.
Create your own stained glass window from autumnal leaves!
Insect and pollinator habitats are declining so by building a bug hotel you are creating a safe space for mini-beasts
Nestboxes are a great way to attract feathered friends to your garden with many returning to the same site each year!
This guide will help you get started and you can experiment with your own colours and materials!
Trees have different stages of their life. Use this sheet to tick off when you have spotted each stage
Spot as many trees as you can in your local park or woodland and tick them off on our spotter sheet
Use our Tree Bud ID to identify trees before the leaves open in the spring
Every tree starts off their lives as seeds. Use the spotter sheet below to find as many seeds as you can
Take a closer look at some of the minibeasts you might find in a woodland or even your garden!
During the long and sunnier days of Spring and Summer, you can see butterflies dancing around from flower to flower
Use this bird spotter sheet to identify and learn some common bird species in your garden or local park
Perfect for smaller ones – have a go at making natural ‘potions and spells’ to cast in the garden
Create a wildflower meadow in your own garden with these super easy to make seed bombs
Build a shelter for your teddy bear to enjoy the outdoors
Make a tool shed for the fairies and elves to keep their tools safe!
Make your very own kite and watch it fly!
A great memory game for everyone; can you collect natural materials to tell the story of your journey and adventures through the woods?
Help out one of our favourite garden visitors by building a home for them youtube link
Create a home for bats in your garden using this step by step guide
Bring some nature and colour into your home or style with your very own wool acorns, perfect for decorating your home or creating jewellery.
Explore new textures, lines, and patterns with these easy to make natural paint brushes
Create your own sound of the forest with these musical instruments using natural materials
Make a mobile out of different leaves and hang them up to make your very own natural windchime
Create flying insects such as dragonflies, butterflies, bees & moths using natural materials
Hapa Zome is the Japanese art of beating leaves and flowers to release their natural dye. It’s a great way of creating beautiful artwork without the need for paint
Fairies and elves help us to look after our gardens and woodlands while we are asleep. They live in trees so let us give them a lovely door to their homes.
Watch your garden come to life with this easty to make butterfly feeder
Create your own crafty bee to keep at home!
Create some mischief in your garden or local green space with these clay Boggarts.
Collect natural materials and have a go at making your very own twig raft - will it float?
From snails to spiders, ponds are an exciting habitat that are teeming with life of all shapes and sizes! How many aquatic minibeasts can you find?
This is a great activity to do at the end of a walk - collect natural materials along the way and create your very own piece of forest art!
Collect items from nature whilst on your woodland walk - making a natural colour palette!
Forests contain many types of habitat which are home to lots of different plants and animals. Use your eyes and ears to spot wildlife in the treetops, in the air, inside the trees and on the ground.
There’s plenty of fun to be had with pinecones!
Nature stones are a creative and easy activity come rain or shine.
You can enjoy flowers all year round by pressing them. Make them into a decoration or stick them onto a card to make it extra special.
Flower crowns are a simple activity that get everyone outdoors and being creative. You can do this in whatever season replacing flowers with other natural materials.
Make your very own bird feeder out of an old milk or juice carton.
Transform yourself into a beautiful butterfly with this step by step guide to making a mask