Explore nature, learn about wildlife and get out into the outside world!
We’ve got loads of great kids activities to help children and families connect with nature. Try our rainy day crafts from making hand-print spiders to a whole puppet theatre. Get outside with our outdoor activity ideas like nature scavenger hunts and pond dipping.
We also have guides to garden birds and mini beasts so you can learn more about the wildlife in your local woods, park and back garden!
Our printable ‘scavenger hunt’ – see how many plants and animals you can spot in your local park, woods or garden.
Go Pond Dipping
You’ll be amazed to find out how many creatures make their home in a pond. Follow our guide for safe pond dipping.
Build a Wildlife Garden
Our guide to building a wildlife garden has ideas on what to plants and how to encourage wildlife into your garden.
Each of our masks is a character from the Five Flamingo books. Kids can pretend to be a monkey, flamingo or even the carnivorous crocodile!
Hand Print Tree
This is a really fun activity for rainy autumn afternoons. Young kids love how messy this activity is and how much fun it is having your hands painted!
With our puppet theatre you’ll have hours of fun making up stories with all the characters from the Five Flamingo stories! Younger kids will need adult help.
Bee Fact File
Find out all about bees including how to help them and encourage them into your garden.
Mini Beast Hunt
Print out our ‘Mini beast hunt’ record sheet and get out into nature and see what you can find.
Mini Beast Guide
There are lots of different mini beasts. Find out all about them in our mini beast guide.
Garden Bird Guide
Blue have a special power – find out what it is…
Starlings form a murmuration – but do you know why?
Find out how to spot house sparrows and much more…
Conservation at home
We use lots of energy in our homes every day. Find out how it effects the environment and how can you use less.
We use a lot of plastic every single day in our homes. Find out why it’s so damaging for the environment and how you can help.
Our gardens are important as wildlife havens as natural habitats are destroyed. Make your garden wildlife friendly.
Getting involved with nature based charities is incredibly rewarding. We’ve put our list together specially with kids in mind.
Our list has information about each conservation charity along with the things you can expect to find on their website – craft ideas, DIY projects, family friendly places to visit, events and resources for schools.