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.

A young boy throws leaves into the air at Cragside
Birdwatching at a hide

Start your adventures 

From making a home for wildlife to creating a daisy crown, get out in the fresh air and try our 50 awesome adventures.

The best autumn challenges

Get adventure ready

Get your little woodland wanderers and eco-explorers closer to nature with our children's range by Frugi, inspired by our '50 things to do before you're 11 ¾' outdoor activities and the woodlands in our care.

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Visitors in the woodland in October at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Doing the ‘50 things’ challenges safely 

Here are some tips for doing all of the '50 things' activities safely with your friends and family.

Hunting for bugs on Wildlife Explorer Day at Ormesby Hall, North Yorkshire

What’s ‘50 things’ about? 

When children spend time playing outdoors in nature, it helps increase their wellbeing – and that of their families. It also means they’re more likely to care for our world and the natural environment. So we want everyone to have more fun - and help nature too.

Things to do

Get some inspiration for activities to do on your own or with family. You won't be short of things to do this winter.

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Join today and your membership will help us to protect the landscapes you and your family love to explore