Woodland Trust

Nature DetectivesNature's Calendar

Zing into spring with fresh ideas for outdoor play from nature detectives, run by the Woodland Trust

 nature detectives

autumn leaf 

Autumn

Autumn is a great time to play outdoors

Treasure hunting, leaf collecting, blackberry picking, conker playing, seed planting...

Get stuck in with free ideas and downloads.
 

autumn play booklet autumn play booklet

jam-packed with ideas
  

stack of resources  
200 autumn downloads

wildlife ID sheets, play, crafts

 

Create - download the adventure booklet 
NEW adventure booklets

bursting with outdoor ideas
for fun in the woods
 

 

autumn leaf

 
25 leaf activities

spotter sheets, games, crafts

 

maple seed  
fruit & seeds downloads

ID guides, quiz, puzzles, art ideas

 

pirate flag  
pirate playtime pack

treasure chest, pirate hat, stick ships!

 

blackberry 
blackberry pack

bursting with recipes + ideas

 

acorn 
seed planting kit

collecting bag, planting tips

 

conker  
conker ideas + tips

collecting bag, how to play, certificate

 

fly agaric  
fungi activities

ID sheet, trump cards, puzzles

 

Hallowe'en pumpkin lantern  
spooky downloads

hair-raising Halloween ideas


     

  

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     1,000s across the UK

 
 

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Like these ideas? Join our CLUB

Get fresh ideas all year-round when your family, school or group joins our nature detectives CLUB
 

nature detectives CLUB activities

Get a badger investigation activity, twilight trek spotter sheet, animal fact sheet, autumn puzzles, badger poster and nature stickers! Plus:

  • seasonal activity packs in the post
  • nature challenges every week
  • giant woodland wall chart
  • year's supply of challenge stickers

It's ideal for families who like getting outdoors, with options for teachers and group leaders too :O)

And it's great value, from just £12 for a whole year of fun!

see the latest kit you get when you join the nature detectives CLUB buy now button

 
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