Woodland Trust

Nature DetectivesNature's Calendar

Get outside this summer! Fresh ideas for children from 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 Woodland Trust 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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