Week 22 -Make a Weather Vane

The wind has certainly been blowing these past few days. This weeks Project 52 came about after my you get son said he was “scared of the wind”. With this in mind we wanted to help him feel less “scared’ by doing an activity all about wind and making a …

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Week 21 – Leaf Pets

This is one of the simplest project 52’s we have done so far and one of the most fun. Enjoy a lovely winter walk to collect the leaves and then head back home to decide what pets they are to become. What you will need: A selection of leaves Tippex …

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Week 20 – Bring Art Inside

This week we are looking to nature for inspiration for some fabulous inside art. Pack up some paper, crayons and a small bag, take a walk and collect the following: Leaves – choose different sizes and types, the more the better. Pieces of stone – choose ones with unusual surfaces, the rougher …

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Week 19 – Autumn Scavenger Hunt

This week its time to get outside and have an autumn walk, use this PRINTABLE AUTUMN SCAVENGER HUNT to make things more fun.  To print, save the pdf below and print on an A4 sheet (2 hunts per sheet) project 52 autumn scavenger hunt printable    

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Week 18 – Homemade Bird Feeders

This week were all about homemade bird feeders. We’ve gathered together our favourite 5 ideas for simple bird feeders to make with the kids in the garden. Have fun! Basic equipment: Nuts and seeds (you can buy these separately or as a mix at your local garden centre) String Scissors …

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Week 17 – Make a Seasonal Wreath

Wreaths are mostly seen at christmas in the uk but why do we only make them once a year? Take a little inspiration from our friends over the pond and create a seasonal wreath with the kids. A perfect outside activity whatever the weather. Here are our top ideas for …

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Week 16 – Have a go at Geocaching

A great way to get the kids out and about. Geocaching is treasure hunting with the use of GPS. There are literally millions of geocaches around the world and definitely some near you right now. There’s something kind of magical about the idea of little hidden treasures scattered around the …

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Week 15 – Painted Stones

A perfect sunny outside activity. You will need to get hold of some stones beforehand and some simple paints or sharpies for the decorating. We’ve pulled together our best 6 ideas for stone painting below. Have fun! You will need: Stones – various sizes, smooth ones work best Paints, brushes …

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Week 14 – Make A Rain Catcher

With the british weather being as unpredictable as it is we thought this weeks Project 52 should celebrate  the rain. Read on for our homemade rain catcher project. Have fun. You will need: An old wooden spoon A lollipop stick Glue Permanent markers (sharpies work well) Google eyes decoration for …

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Week 13 – Have Afternoon Tea BBQ Style

  This weeks project 52 activity aims to make use of BBQ but with a difference. Forget the normal burger and sausage, opt for a sweet BBQ full of gorgeous, yummy treats. Think afternoon tea but BBQ style! ADULT SUPERVISED ACTIVITY* You will need: A BBQ, if you don’t have …

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