Woodland Trust

Nature DetectivesNature's Calendar

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

nature detectives


welliesForest Schools pack

Ideas and activities for Forest
School leaders to use in your
outdoor classroom

Free packs bursting with spotter
sheets, outdoor play ideas and
woodland activity sheets.

leafnature detectives wildlife club arrowspring pack

dandelionnature detectives wildlife club arrowsummer pack

autumn leafnature detectives wildlife club arrowautumn pack

snowflakenature detectives wildlife club arrowwinter pack

magnifiernature detectives wildlife club arrowwildlife spotter sheets

sticksnature detectives wildlife club arrowthings to do with sticks

muddy handprintnature detectives wildlife club arrowmuddy good fun

Den building tipsnature detectives wildlife club arrowden building 

booknature detectives wildlife club arrowstorytelling

welliesnature detectives wildlife club arrowoutdoor play booklets

Build - download the adventure bookletnature detectives wildlife club arrowbuild, imagine, create

maple seednature detectives wildlife club arrowfruits and seeds pack

acornnature detectives wildlife club arrowseed planting kit

oak treenature detectives wildlife club arrowtree pack


To find out more about Forest Schools visit the
Forest Education Initiative website 


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, winter 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.

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

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