50 things

As if setting ourselves the challenge of visiting all the stations on the London Underground wasn’t enough we decided to balance being on a train with being outside too. We’re members of the National Trust so are also taking part in their 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4.

Here we’ll adding links to the challenges as we complete them.

Adventurer
Climb a tree
Roll down a really big hill
Camp out in the wild
Build a den
Skim a stone
Run around in the rain
Fly a kite
Catch a fish with a net
Eat an apple straight from a tree
Play conkers

Discoverer
Go on a really long bike ride
Make a trail with sticks
Make a mud pie
Dam a stream
Play in the snow
Make a daisy chain
Set up a snail race
Create some wild art
Play pooh sticks
Jump over waves

Ranger
Pick blackberries growing in the wild
Explore inside a tree
Visit a farm
Go on a walk barefoot
Make a grass trumpet
Hunt for fossils and bones
Go star gazing
Climb a huge hill
Explore a cave
Hold a scary beast

Tracker
Hunt for bugs
Find some frogspawn
Catch a falling leaf
Track wild animals
Discover what’s in a pond
Make a home for a wild animal
Check out the crazy creatures in a rockpool
Bring up a butterfly
Catch a crab
Go on a nature walk at night

Explorer
Plant it, grow it, eat it
Go swimming in the sea
Build a raft
Go bird watching
Find your way with a map and compass
Try rock climbing
Cook on a campfire
Learn to ride a horse
Find a geocache
Canoe down a river

 

2 Responses to 50 things

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  2. Bea

    We’ve just had an amazing day out on a scarecrow trail in Keevil, Wiltshire. http://keevilscarecrowtrail.co.uk/ I’m sure your family would love it…. here’s one you might like http://www.visitwiltshire.co.uk/whats-on/westwood-scarecrow-trail-2016-p2043183

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