Autumn nature activities for kids
October half term is a great opportunity to do some autumn nature activities with the kids. Whether making spooky bat bookmarks, an autumnal wreath or going fungi spotting, these fun activities are a great way to make the most of the school holiday with the whole family.
Nature activities for kids
Go for a walk in woodland or grassland and see how many different colours of the rainbow you can spot in the fungi or mushrooms.
Natural bird feeders are a great way of encouraging wildlife in your garden. Find out how to make them.
Skeleton leaves are beautiful, delicate, lacy leaves used for scrapbooking and other crafts. Find out how to make them.
These cute little bookmarks can be slotted onto the corner of a page for your own DIY bookmark!
While the leaves are in their beautiful autumn colours, why not get out and collect a few different varieties and colours to make an autumnal wreath?
Collect a handful of acorns and see how many different coloured ones you can find. Each one of these acorns has the potential to become a giant oak tree of the forest!
Ponds are incredibly rich in biodiversity, often being home to many rare species, such as the great crested newt. Find out how you can help wildlife, by creating your very own pond in your garden, patio, or even allotment this autumn.