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

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Summer sheets

The best way to enjoy summer is outdoors!
 

FREE booklets and packs

summer play bookletnature detectives wildlife club arrowsummer play booklet

Create - play bookletnature detectives wildlife club arrowadventure booklets   new!

woodland log booknature detectives wildlife club arrowwoodland log book

Picnic log booknature detectives wildlife club arrowpicnic log book

trump cards nature detectives wildlife club arrowthemed activity packs

 

Hunt sheets and ID tools

bird idialnature detectives wildlife club arrowbird idial 

birds id sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbirds  

blackberry spotter sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbramble spotter sheet

butterfly huntnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterflies

colour bingonature detectives wildlife club arrowcolour bingo 

ladybird ID and factsnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybirds

stick on and identify the leaves you collectnature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf collection poster

leaf identification sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf identification

leaf idial nature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf idial

leaf huntnature detectives wildlife club arrowleaves

minibeast spotter sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeasts

 'minibeasts in the air' idialnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeasts - air

summer scavenger huntnature detectives wildlife club arrowscavenger hunt

summer spottednature detectives wildlife club arrowsummer spots

'In the woods' huntnature detectives wildlife club arrowwoods

fat old tree huntnature detectives wildlife club arrowancient trees

  

Play

snap cardsnature detectives wildlife club arrowanimal cards

bat splatsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbat splats 

blindfold exploringnature detectives wildlife club arrowblindfold exploring

leaf creationsnature detectives wildlife club arrowboats   

butterfly cardsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly cards

dandelion secretsnature detectives wildlife club arrowdandelion secrets

leaf cardsnature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf cards

minibeast cardsnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast cards

minibeasts on the movenature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeasts on the move 

minibeast trump cards - insectsnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast trump cards

shadow playnature detectives wildlife club arrowshadow play

song of the woodnature detectives wildlife club arrowsong of the wood

make a sundialnature detectives wildlife club arrowsundial and weather station

trail blazingnature detectives wildlife club arrowtrails to summer treasure

tree giantsnature detectives wildlife club arrowtree giants

woodland windowsnature detectives wildlife club arrowwoodland windows     

treasure hunt scrapbooknature detectives wildlife club arrowtreasure hunt scrapbook

      

Picnics

blackberry recipesnature detectives wildlife club arrowblackberry recipes 

place doilynature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf doilies

picnic menunature detectives wildlife club arrowpicnic menu

placematnature detectives wildlife club arrowpicnic placemat

       

Crafts

bat mask templatenature detectives wildlife club arrowbat mask

batnature detectives wildlife club arrowbat plane 

bee's bag of bitsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbee bag

beenature detectives wildlife club arrowbee plane 

bird bits bagnature detectives wildlife club arrowbird bag

swallownature detectives wildlife club arrowbird plane

butterfly mask templatenature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly mask

butterflynature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly plane

monthly calendar templatenature detectives wildlife club arrowcalendar months

flowernature detectives wildlife club arrowflower plane

ladybirdnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird plane  

leaf collecting and identification bagnature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf bag 

leafnature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf plane

moth planenature detectives wildlife club arrowmoth plane

swift and swallow bird puppetsnature detectives wildlife club arrowswallow puppets 

treasure hunt bagnature detectives wildlife club arrowtreasure hunt bag

  

Quizzes

leaf quiznature detectives wildlife club arrowleaves

minibeast quiznature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeasts

  

Story telling

cartoon stripnature detectives wildlife club arrowcartoon strip

speech bubblesnature detectives wildlife club arrowcartoon bits and bobs 

giant caterpillar story stripnature detectives wildlife club arrowcaterpillar story strip

blank life cyclenature detectives wildlife club arrowlife cycle story

stage backgroundnature detectives wildlife club arrowmini theatre

stage treesnature detectives wildlife club arrowmini theatre trees

small wildlife charactersnature detectives wildlife club arrowwildlife characters small

medium charactersnature detectives wildlife club arrowwildlife characters med

large charactersnature detectives wildlife club arrowwildlife characters large

 

Puzzles

code crackernature detectives wildlife club arrowcode cracker

crosswordnature detectives wildlife club arrowcrossword

grid fitnature detectives wildlife club arrowgrid fit

Keziah's wordsearchnature detectives wildlife club arrowflower wordsearches

leaf laddernature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf ladder

leaf sudokunature detectives wildlife club arrowleaf sudoku

tree anagramsnature detectives wildlife club arrowtree anagrams

medium wordsearchnature detectives wildlife club arrowwordsearches

 

Art sheets

colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbadgers

bat colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbat 

beetle colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbeetle

bird outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowbird

blackberry colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowblackberry 

blue tit outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowblue tit

bramble outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowbramble

brimstone outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowbrimstone butterfly 

nature detectives wildlife club arrowbumblebee

colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterflies

caterpillars outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowcaterpillars

comma butterfly outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowcomma butterfly

common blue outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowcommon blue butterfly 

nature detectives wildlife club arrowdog rose flower

duck outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowduck

fish colouring outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowfish 

flowers outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowflowers

fox colouring outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowfox

frog outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowfrog

grass outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowgrass 

ladybird colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird

leaf outlinesnature detectives wildlife club arrowleaves

orange tip outlinenature detectives wildlife club arroworange tip butterfly 

nature detectives wildlife club arrowoxeye daisy

painted lady outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowpainted lady butterfly

peacock outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowpeacock butterfly

purple emperor outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowpurple emperor butterfly

rabbit outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowrabbit

nature detectives wildlife club arrowred admiral butterfly

red admiral outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowred admiral butterfly

small tortoiseshell outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowsmall tortoiseshell butterfly 

nature detectives wildlife club arrowswallow

swallowtail outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowswallowtail butterfly 

sunshine colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowsunshine

tree collage templatenature detectives wildlife club arrowtree

welly outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowwellies

woodpecker colouring outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowwoodpecker

    

Fact sheets

badger factsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbadgers

ladybird factsnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybirds

 

Favourites

idial templatenature detectives wildlife club arrowIDial templates

weather diarynature detectives wildlife club arrowweather diary
 

 

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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)

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