Woodland Trust

Nature DetectivesNature's Calendar

Get outdoors whatever the weather with fresh ideas from nature detectives, run by the Woodland Trust

first signs of springnature detectives wildlife club arrowFirst hints of spring

Look for Mother Nature's first
clues that spring is on the way.

  • hazel catkins
  • snowdrops
  • bluebell shoots
  • elder buds bursting
  • primroses
  • lesser celandine
  • birds building nests
  • bird song
  • frogspawn

 
this nature resource for kids is a pdf documenthunt for early signs of springdownload this resource from the nature detectives wildlife websitedownload sheet

  

 
More spring activities

Spotter sheets, flower cards, games to play in the woods, colouring outlines and lots more ideas

minibeast quiznature detectives wildlife club arrowget stuck into spring
 

 
wellies  Hunt for spring in your local wood

  Use the VisitWoods website to
  discover your local woods  

 

pdf file  This is a pdf - you will need the latest free software to open it
 

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