Exploring Nature play: Links we like

There is a huge treasure trove of nature play ideas and things to do and discover on the internet, but sometimes they can be hard to find.

Here we have put together links that take you straight to the play or children-related pages of websites we like.

How to Make a Butterfly Garden

Eden Project – play at Eden and beyond

Food for Life – easy-to-use ‘growing cards’

Forestry Commission – playing out in woods and forests

Learning through Landscapes – useful resources not just for schools

Love Outdoor Play – the campaign for play outdoors

National Trust – 50 things to do before you are 11¾

Natural England – for people, for places, for nature

Natural History Museum – be a nature scientist where you are

Netmums – family things to do

Play Outside – a huge collection of simple ideas from the blogosphere

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds – make, do, play, discover

The Imagination Tree – 60 great nature play ideas

The Wild Network – thousands of people and hundreds of organisations dedicated to getting children enjoying the outdoors

Wild About Plants

Wildlife Watch – lots of things to make and do

Woodland Trust – interesting things to track down