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WEEKLY OUTDOOR ACTIVITY

 

The weather is due to be good this week so get outside and complete one of the Scavenger hunts below.

 

 

This week the weather looks wonderful so it's the perfect time to get outside and start to identify different creatures in the wild.  You may want to identify birds, butterflies or even animal droppings.  Whatever you do, take lots of pictures of blog about it so everyone can see it!

 

Click here to find out more and decide what you want to identify.

 

A Mandala is a symmetrical shape and pattern so get outside this week and collect some natural materials to make your own 'Magical Mandala'.  

 

 

 

Let's look after the birds and provide some tasty treats that they can feed on in your garden.

 

The RSPB website has some lovely ideas for how to create tasty treats for the birds.  This would be a great activity to do outside in the sunshine!  Click on the links to find out how to complete the tasks.

 

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Whilst the weather isn't going to be as hot as last week, this could be a perfect activity to get ready for the warm weather which is forecast for next week.  There'll be plenty of sunshine to see if it works though! 

Click on the template below to help you to create your own sundial.

 

 

 

 

Do something good for homeless people this Bank Holiday weekend and join in with the Big Brummie Camp Out

Click here to find out more about it so you can take part.

 

 

Kite Tails Activity

The weather isn't looking as good this week so it might give you the perfect opportunity to build and test a kite.  The Kite Tails activity is below and, if you want to see a larger version of it, scroll down and click on the document and then find the activity in the document.  Happy flying!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kite Tails Activity booklet

There are lots of different websites that you can visit to get some ideas for outdoor activities.

 

Wildlife Trust

As the weather is still good, it's an ideal time to be getting outside so today's online recommendation comes from the Wildlife Trust.  If you go to their website, they have lots of different ideas for you to do outside from making bird feeders to making a leaf tile, building a bird's nest to making an edible pond.  Click here to visit their website and see what you can do!

 

Garden Activities

If you have a garden, now is the time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and the Children's Gardening Week have some fun activities that you could try.  The Gardening Week takes place from 23rd - 31st May but there are plenty of things that you could start now.  Click here to see the activities they have.

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