camping tips

Planning a camping trip- how to

Planning a Camping trip can be such fun and it a fabulous way to encourage children to leave technology behind and enjoy everything the great outdoors and nature has to offer. Camping can be daunting for first-timers. If you’re worried about…
How to tie a knot

How to tie a knot

How to Tie a Knot post will cover what you need to know for 2 of the most popular knots: Figure-Eight knot Everyone can picture this knot. The figure-eight knot can be used in a couple of ways while camping. It’s mostly used as a stopper…
capture the flag

How to play capture the flag

Capture the flag is a fabulous game to encourage children to go out and play. 1.  For Capture the Flag you need two teams of three or more and divide the territories for the teams using the rope. 2. Build your two bases using the sandbags,…
fabulous Den kit

Making your Adventure Den - How to

Making an Adventure Den can be hours of fun. There are many great ways to make a Den and there are no rules but here are some ideas to get you started … Find 2 good strong trees (or fence posts) about 6ft apart on a flat piece of ground.…
Treasure Hunt

The Pirate Treasure Hunt

A Pirate Treasure Hunt is the perfect way to keep the children entertained in the holidays. If you're having a summer party or simply looking for a way to keep the kids entertained over the summer why not plan a treasure hunt. It can also have…
how to have fun outdoors

How to plan a den building party

Den Building Parties Are Great Fun. Soft play centres, pony petting, football, paint balling, minion themed, ten pin bowling, swimming (at least the Dads can do this one!), village hall disco’s…… we’ve all been there, organised them,…
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First Aid Tips

First Aid Tips Basic knowledge of First Aid can be really useful when out and about. We’ve heard and read about it a thousand times, if you are setting off on holiday whether it's, walking, cycling, beaching or just day tripping, make…
rugged compass

Compass Reading - tips on how to

Compass reading is an essential skill if  you are keen outdoor enthusiasts. Many children these days do not know how to navigate without their phone, this is fine until they are in the woods and there is no signal or the battery runs out!…
fabulous Den kit

Den Building

Den Building - Hours of fun Den Building can be great fun for children or for the whole family. It is an activity the whole family can do or you can sit back and let the children's imagination run wild. There are many great ways to make…