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Spring

Seed Bombs

Is there an unloved and uncared bit of land near then unleash of bit colour. It will brighten other peoples day and help nature flourish.

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Seeds

Clay

Compost

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Hedgehog Hotel

Give these prickly and adorable garden friends a home. Since the 1950s the UK’s population of hedgehogs has fallen from 30million to about 1million.  They are great garden guests munching through slugs and other garden pests. Put your hedgehog hotel in place in spring/ summer ready for autumn.

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All depends on whether you want to build a small bungalow or a mansion. The possibilities are endless.

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Bee Hotel

There are over 200 solidarity bees in the UK. A bee hotel will provide solidarity bees with a place to lay their larvae.

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Untreated wood (so no varnish, stain, paint etc) OR empty plastic bottle   

A drill 

Bundles of bamboo or dead stems

Saw, screws and secateurs

Hook

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Summer

Hedgehog Hotel

Give these prickly and adorable garden friends a home. Since the 1950s the UK’s population of hedgehogs has fallen from 30million to about 1million.  They are great garden guests munching through slugs and other garden pests. Put your hedgehog hotel in place in spring/ summer ready for autumn.

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All depends on whether you want to build a small bungalow or a mansion. The possibilities are endless.

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Autumn

Habitat Pile

Just a pile of wood? No it’s a home for bugs and amphibians

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Branches and twigs

A quiet shady spot

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Bug Hotel

Transform a pile of leaves into a snug place for a bug to hibernate over winter.

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Leaves or garden debris.

Chicken wire/plastic mesh

Garden String

Flat piece of wood

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All Year

Pooh Sticks

Racing but with a twist

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Stick

Stream/moving water

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Den Building

Need a bit of space or do you long for a more alfresco lifestyle? Then head to your local wood and build your own den.

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What ever you can find.

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Animal Tracker

Unleash your inner detective and discover what lives in your favourite park

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Tracking Sheet

Pen/pencil

Outdoor clothes

Your tracking skills

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Capture the Flag

Did somebody forget the football? Fear not there is plenty to do with sticks and other natural things in the park.

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A stick

material

string

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Star Spotting

Ever gazed up at the night sky and wondered what you were looking at? Wonder no more and follow these links for more information.

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A dark night, usually before a full moon.

Camera (optional)

A blanket to sit on.

And a hot drink, hot chocolate usually does the trick.

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