How to make a nature table

Nature collections and scavenger hunts

Instead of screens today, why not... make a nature table? Kids love collecting things, but nature is so diverse that sometimes it can be hard to see the collection waiting to be pulled together. Making vignettes using nature is a great way to train your child's inner stylist (a talent that Instagram is fast making a necessary life skill!). If ...

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Play | The (ridiculously simple) outdoor colours game

Play the colours game

Once long ago in a kingdom far, far away - actually, it was roughly five years ago and we were in the park up the road when we came up with the 'colours game'. The colours game is a game we still play to this day and it goes like this... What you need A wide, varied space, urban or rural, anything works. A playground is ideal. At least two ...

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25 ways for kids to scavenger hunt and gather

25 ways for kids to scavenger hunt and gather

We adore a hunt around here. I've yet to meet a kid who didn't love searching for a list of things and a treasure hunt, scavenger hunt or some other kind of 'challenge' is always included in our birthday party game line up. A hunt couldn't be easier to put together either. Most just require the creation of a list (or even just printing one out) ...

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Photo nature hunt poem for curious kids

Photo nature hunt poem - free printable

It's no secret that we love a photo nature hunt around here. Variously called scavenger hunts, treasure hunts, nature walks and trail challenges, we love 'em all. I recently shared the awesome photography nature hunt that we set for Cappers' party guests, and now I'm about to share another favourite photo hunt. A simpler one. A ...

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A cool-fun backyard photo scavenger hunt

My kids adore a scavenger hunt and we always knock one up for a party game. My friend Ella gave me the idea for this version that we played at Cappers' recent Flower Garden party. Scavenger hunts are fantastic fun at a party, but you could play this game anytime, anywhere.There are three sets of four images and three road block challenges in ...

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