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With all the busy schedules nowadays, it sometimes feels hard to fit in some quality family time outdoors.

‘Go Outside and Play’ aim to inspire other families so we have filled the website with lots of ideas for outdoor activities, nature art projects, reviews  and days out near you.

 

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  • Lepe Country ParkLepe Country Park
  • New Forest Reptile Centre New Forest Reptile Centre
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Making jam with kids

Making jam with kids is a fun and sometimes messy activity. It is that time of year again when the blackberries turn a beautiful purple and my children start filling up cups and containers whenever they can. They seem to get a real pleasure from finding ripe berries and of course picking them. Some are eaten straight from the bush but many are ‘collected’. Of course I am not complaining. This means loads of vitamins, picked from a bush by [...]

How to go crabbing with children

Crabbing with children is lots of fun. It is an easy and cheap way to entertain them for long periods of time. It is also an activity which is enjoyed by children of any age (including adults) so the whole family can join in! Want to go crabbing with children? Here are 4 simple steps to ensure a successful crabbing trip!   1. Find a good spot for crabbing with children On many beaches you will find rock pools when [...]
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Foraging with kids is becoming more popular. Once upon a time, everyone used to gather food in the wild. With supermarkets stacked with fruit and vegetables from everywhere, we have removed ourselves from first hand […]

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Crabbing with children is lots of fun. It is an easy and cheap way to entertain them for long periods of time. It is also an activity which is enjoyed by children of any age […]

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“It’s great to take the children out, but it costs so much money! ” Amanda, Mum of 3 lovely children This is one of the many comments I have received from parents as to why they […]

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