50 things to do before you're 11¾

Get your kids closer to nature with ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’. There’s plenty of outdoor activities to do all year round, from watching the sunset to creating some wild art. Many can be done at home and in your garden.

From making a home for wildlife to cooking on a campfire, get out in the fresh air and try The National Trust's 50 awesome adventures.

We've listed the first three to get you started!

No.1 Get to know a tree

Some trees have spaces big enough to get inside. Others can be climbed. Many have vibrant summer flowers or colourful autumn leaves to catch. Get to know a tree and see what creatures they are home to.

Rolling down a really big hill is perhaps the best way ever invented to get to the bottom. It's also the most fun, so get out there and find a hill!

No. 3 Camp outdoors

Whether your wilderness is your own back garden or a favourite field or hill, camping outdoors is really fun. It doesn’t matter if it’s warm and sunny or cold, or rainy.

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