Week 42 – Outside Science Fun

In this weeks Project 52 we get all scientific. Inspired by some seriously awesome YouTube channels we’ve got 3 super simple reactions to try out in your back garden. Encourage your kids to set up a camera so they can watch the reactions back at a later date. Hours of …

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Week 41 – Plant A Mini Spring Garden

Project 52 is definielty all about planting at the this time of year and this week is no different – we want to make the most of the stunning spring flowers available everywhere. You can pick up plants like daffodils, primrose and hyacinth for as little as a pound in our local …

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Week 40 – Decorate an Outside Easter Tree

With only a week until Easter this weeks project 52 involves getting creative and decorating our own outside tree.  You will need: Various decorations – for inspiration take a look at our Easter Tree Decoration blog String or ribbon A suitable tree (if you have one with blossom use that). If you …

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Week 39 – Take a Spring Nature Walk

This weeks Project 52 came about after last weeks National Trust blog on the main MC site. Mummies have been asking for a nature walk tick sheet to use on long family walks – so great news here it is! This is a great activity to introduce/remind children about the …

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Week 38 – Plant a Potato Sack

This week we are all about the garden. For those of you who have got your hands on our Family Gardening Calendar printable you’ll be ready to plant your potato sack. Don’t worry if you haven’t joined in yet there’s still plenty of time (you can save this activity for another …

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Week 37 – Make A Mini Compost

This is a lovely little project for this sunny spring weather. Setting up a mini composter now will give your child ready to use compost in just a few months. Perfect for a lovely planting activity later in the year.  You will need: A 2l pop bottle Some brown or …

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Week 36 – Play Garden Bullseye

Even in the winter this game can be enormous fun. Setting up a target on the grass or on a fence and playing garden bullseye is a perfect outside activity for the kids.  You will need: A child friendly darts kit (they do exist) we like this giant grass one from …

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Week 35 – Cosy Winter Eggs

This weeks project 52 involves having fun with eggs. Yes eggs! The inspiration came from the large number of eggs we have left over from pancake day. In hindsight I think buying two dozen was a bit over ambitious. The game involves “dressing your egg in a cosy home made …

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Week 34 – Sunsets and Stargazing

Who says all outdoor activities should be in the day light. In the winter months it’s a great idea to make the most of the early sunset and short days by looking up at the glorious sky above us. This weeks project 52 gives you two inspirational sky based activities.  …

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Week 33 – Have A Wind Race

This time of year the weather outside can get a bit windy. Even though this can make us want to stay inside getting out there can be really exciting for the kids. We’ve come up with a simple but extremely fun  little activity that will get everyone outside.  You will …

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