Outdoor Activities

Get outside and experience the outdoor world!

Not only are kids naturally curious about the world around them but getting involved in outdoor activities and being surrounded by nature has huge benefits for their physical and mental health. Kids today spend more time being inactive than any other generation before so it’s important to get them outside and into the natural world. And we’ve got lots of ways you can do just that…

Build a bug hotel

Build a Bug Hotel

Everyone needs somewhere to call home! Follow our guide to building your own bug hotel.

Go pond dipping

Pond Dipping

Find out which creatures live in ponds. Follow our guide to safe pond dipping.

Mini Beast Hunt

Mini Beast Guide

Find out all about mini beasts and then go see how many you can find in your garden!

Wildlife gardens

Our guide has ideas on what to plant and how to encourage wildlife into your garden.

How to help hedgehogs

Help Hedgehogs

Hedgehog numbers are in decline. Find out all about them and how you can help your local hedgehogs.


Help the Bees

Bees are under threat. Find out why they’re so important, what they do and how you can help them.

Go on a wild scavenger hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Our printable ‘scavenger hunt’ – see how many plants and animals you can spot in your local park, woods or garden.

Visit a nature reserve

Nature Reserves

There are hundreds of nature reserves – find one near you on the RSPB website. (Takes you to an external site).

Why do leaves change colour in autumn

Autumn Leaves

Why do leaves change colour in autumn? Find out the answer along with some fun activity ideas!

Bird Watching

Get spotting! Find out all about the birds in your garden with our bird guide.

Nature Walk

Get outside and go for a walk. Find out why walking in nature is so good for kids.

The Five Flamingos

More on the way!

We’re working hard on lots of new ideas… come back soon to check them out!

More Activity Ideas

Craft Activities

We’ve got lots of free craft activities for kids to help them learn all about wildlife and conservation – and to have lots of fun too! 

We have activities to engage their imagination, fun and practical makes to help wildlife and quieter crafts to keep the kids busy on a rainy afternoon.

Jonnie Wild Reading

Read a book

There are four books in the Five Flamingo book series, The Mud Monster, The Carnivorous Crocodile, The Yum Yum tree and The Fussy Flamingo.

All author royalties from the sale of the Five Flamingo books go towards supporting wildlife habitat conservation projects in Africa.

Supporting Wildlife Conservation

All the author royalties from the sale of the books go towards supporting wildlife habitat conservation projects.

We’ve been busy! Our latest conservation project is fabulous! We’ve help to fund 13,000 tree seedlings which have been planted out in Tanzania…