Week 52 – Summer Knees Up

WE ARE ONE! It’s here – project 52 is 1 year old today meaning we have now completed our 52 weeks of outside activities for kids. To celebrate we’ve pulled together the best activities from the past year to create one super fun filled outside knees up! No party is …

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Week 51 – Water Gun Painting

Welcome to the penultimate week of Project 52 and this week we’ve got a cracking idea and possibly one of the messiest we’ve ever done. Grab some water pistols paint and paper and get creative in the sun! You will need: Water pistols (we suggest a few to load with different …

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Week 50 – Make A Bubble Snake

Can you believe Project 52 is about to reach it’s 1st birthday? This week we kick off the celebrations with a fabulous home-made bubble snake maker. Made with only a few basic household supplies it’s guaranteed to liven up your weekend. You will need: Empty plastic bottle Elastic band or …

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Week 49 – Sow A Sunflower Garden

With the sun popping up every now and again it’s got us thinking about the next few months. Inspired by a lovely post on Buzzfeed, this weeks project 52 is all about creating a lovely garden retreat flagged with Sunflowers. Perfect for getting a little shade or creating a child’s …

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Week 48 – Build and Obstacle Course

We can’t believe we are on week 48 of Project 52, our outside activities for kids blog. This week we make the most of the newly cut grass and warmer weather and build an obstacle course. Just be warned it can become seriously competitive where grown ups are concerned. Below …

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Week 47 – Go Pond Dipping

May is here! What a great time of year to get outside and have a watery adventure. In this weeks project 52 we are going pond dipping. Grab a net and a jar and head out for hours of fun in the sun. You will need: Wellies Waterproof trousers (or a …

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Week 46 – Go On A Worm Hunt

Worms! Love them or hate them they are a much-loved garden critter for children to enjoy. This week we’ve put together a project 52 activity, which involves going on a worm hunt and building a worm farm. You will need: A shovel or spade , a torch (with a red …

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Week 45 – Take A Bluebell Walk (with a difference)

At last the bluebell season is upon us. If you are a fan of all things blue and fancy taking a lovely family stroll we’ve created a bluebell walk with a difference. (please note that bluebell plants are poisonous so adult supervision is required with this activity) You will need: …

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Week 44 – Build A Bug Hotel

Did you know the Easter weekend is one of the busiest for Garden centres around the UK? With the fact so many of us are now enjoying more and more of our outside space that we thought it was time to give a little attention to the little bugs that …

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Week 43 – Press Some Spring Flowers

This week we wanted to capture the beautiful spring flowers and bring out a technique we are sure a lot of mummies did when they were a child, flower pressing! So grab some wellies, head outside and collect some flowers then set up simple press to create a spring inspired …

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