Our exciting activities are bound to get your little ones entertained and mad for gardening!

Make a Mini Pond

Make a Mini Pond

NCGW Things to do Make a Mini Pond Create a small haven for wildlife in your gardenThis activity was created by Wildlife World!  Did you know, that providing a pond is one of the most worthwhile and effective things you can do to encourage and care for wildlife in...

Make a Mini Garden

Make a Mini Garden

NCGW Things to do Make a Mini Garden With just a handful of basic supplies, you can turn a plant pot or tray into a fabulous miniature garden.Here's what you'll need!Container – this could be a plant pot, a hanging basket, a tinfoil tray, an old washing up bowl, a big...

Snail Racetrack

Snail Racetrack

NCGW Things to do Snail RacetrackHere's what you'll need!A variety of chalks in different colours A racetrack (a path, ideally out of the way) Decorations: Lego works great for this, but any branches could be imagined as seating for spectators, milk tops, sand, toy...

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

NCGW Things to do Treasure HuntHere's what you'll need!Your children’s favourite sweet treats Post-it’s, flashcards, or simply paper and a pen Nice weather A basket or container Instructions: Hide your children’s favourite sweet treats around your garden, perhaps...

Homemade Suncatcher

Homemade Suncatcher

NCGW Things to do Homemade SuncatcherHere's what you'll need!Ice lolly Sticks (4 per suncatcher) Pipe cleaners (1 per suncatcher) A glue stick Lots of coloured tissue paper Wax paper ScissorsInstructions: First, stick the lolly sticks together to make a square frame...

Pinecone Bird Feeder

Pinecone Bird Feeder

NCGW Things to do Pinecone Bird FeederHere's what you'll need!Large dry pinecones Birdseed Raisins and peanuts Grated Cheese Suet or lard A mixing bowl Scissors StringInstructions: Allow the lard to warm to room temperature then cut up and mix it in the bowl with the...

Make a hedgehog hut

Make a hedgehog hut

NCGW Things to do Make a hedgehog hutHere's what you'll need!Bricks or blocks Wooden planks, perhaps fallen fencing Logs and branches Shrubbery and foliage Hedgehog feed: you can use beetles, earwigs, worms, cat or dog food but be sure to avoid mealworms and milk as...

Flower Pressing

Flower Pressing

NCGW Things to do Flower PressingHere's what you'll need!Plenty of time, this will take 2-4 weeks Colourful flowers A heavy block such as a house brick A book with plain white pagesInstructions: First, you must dry out your flowers, this also takes time so be sure to...

Paint a mural on your garden fence

Paint a mural on your garden fence

NCGW Things to do Paint a mural on your garden fenceHere's what you'll need!Acrylic paint 1 Dry fence A variety of brushes Some pencils A brush holder Inspiration such as a picture of what you would like to paint Something to kneel on, a cushion or kneel...

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