30 ideas for #30DaysWild (in case you missed it)

If you're taking part in The Wildlife Trusts' #30DaysWild, big high five! We hope you've been enjoying it. The weather has certainly been on our side so far, and we've loved having an excuse to get outside every day with our little ones. So far we've been gardening, playing Nature Bingo, exploring woods, watching baby Blue Tits, collecting flowers, building dens, watching swans, pond dipping, toasting marshmallows... and it's only day 3! We've also been enjoying exploring social media to see what everyone else has been getting up to.

30DaysWild ideas

In case you missed it the first time, we thought we'd share our 30 simple ideas again. They don't take a lot of effort, so even if you have 10 minutes between the school run and teatime, you'll be sure to find something you can squeeze in. So here they are - our 30 ideas for #30DaysWild: 

1. Lie on your back and watch the clouds 
2. Smell some flowers on your way home from school 
3. Close your eyes and listen to the birds around you – how many can you hear? 
4. See how many different shaped leaves you can collect
5. Take a watering can and water all the flowers in your local green space
6. See who can be the first to find a bug
7. Find a real ‘Stick Man’
8. See how many flowers you can name on your street
9. Run as fast as you can down a (grassy) hill
10. Climb a tree
11. Grow something you can eat
12. Jump some waves
13. Find a wild herb and learn its name
14. Collect some rain in a container and measure how deep it is
15. Draw hopscotch outside with some chalk (remind yourself of the rules here)
16. Eat your breakfast outside
17. Skim a stone
18. Chase a butterfly
19. Sit still and silent for 5 minutes outside
20. Try to mimic a bird’s song
21. Wind the window down in the car and feel the wind on your face
22. Make a daisy chain
23. Feel the bark of a tree with your eyes closed
24. Whistle with a blade of grass
25. Find the smoothest stone
26. Write your name using things you’ve found in the garden
27. Find a spider in its web
28. Make a pebble tower
29. Listen to the sounds you can hear at the beach
30. Feed some ducks

If you do take part, be sure to join in the fun on social media and share your photos using the hashtag #30DaysWild (and don’t forget to tag us too @WonderlingsCo on Twitter or Instagram).

Prepare to get wild!

Love,

Anna & Becky x

 


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