Summer Family Adventure Week 1: Go Wild!🌳🐞🌻

This week, we're going WILD! Start a minibeast hunt, craft art with nature, grow crazy seed heads, and make your own journey stick!

Summer Family Adventure Week 1: Go Wild!🌳🐞🌻

We've worked with Scottish Book Trust, Smart Play Network, Parent Club Scotland, & Education Scotland, to make sure our adventure pack is full great resources, tools, and ideas so you have everything you need to make magical memories this summer!

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Click the images below for a closer look at each activity and see our full adventure pack at the bottom of the page for even more ideas and resources for going WILD!

Minibeast Hunting

Get ready to discover the little things as we explore the great outdoors! Start by choosing your favourite tree or some long grass and uncover the minibeasts lurking around - what's the coolest thing you can find? πŸ”ŽπŸ¦‹

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Nature Art

We're collecting nature's treasures and transforming them into magnificent works of art! Gather any interesting sticks, pebbles, and flower petals you can find and use nature as your canvas - let your imagination run wild 🌳🌻πŸͺ¨

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Crazy Seed Heads

Connect with nature in a fun, simple, and budget-friendly way! Just paint your goofiest faces on empty yoghurt pots, set the base with kitchen roll, add a sprinkle of cress seeds and then watch those crazy seeds grow!πŸͺ΄

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Journey Sticks

Did you know that Native Americans used Journey Sticks to map their adventures and share incredible stories? Now it's your turn to capture your journey with your very own! πŸŒΎπŸ—ΊοΈ

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Reading Together

Ready to unwind after a week of thrilling adventures in the wilderness? Cosy up with your little explorers as we delve into the pages of nature-inspired books handpicked with the help of Scottish Book Trust! πŸ“š

Let those explorers grow, learn, and flourish with our recommended books that are free through Read, Write, Count and Bookbug Bags as well as local libraries:

  • How to Catch a Rainbow🌈
  • Toddler Take-Along: Nature 🌿🌳
  • Peck Peck Peck πŸ•³οΈπŸ•³οΈπŸ¦
  • My First Book of MinibeastsΒ πŸ›πŸπŸž
  • Scaredy BatπŸ¦‡
  • Out of Nowhere πŸ¦‹πŸͺ²

Exploring these enchanting stories is the perfect way to close our weekly adventure. Continue to let your wee ones appreciate the wonders of nature through inspiring and encouraging their curiosity! 🌼

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