Woodland Trust

Nature DetectivesNature's Calendar

Enjoy the wonders of autumn with fresh ideas from nature detectives, run by the Woodland Trust

nature detectives


hollyOnline advent calendars

Get a different activity every day up
to Christmas when you download
one of our free advent calendars.

Packed with outdoor play ideas, warming winter recipes, natural Christmas decorations and more...

Choose your advent calendar, then discover them all!

Snow angel



Winter wonderland

Hidden in this snowy woodland are 24 baubles, each one hiding a festive activity.



Secret doors

Reveal a daily surprise behind each door.



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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!

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