'50 things to do before you're 11¾' activities to try at home

A child sowing seed in a pot

Have a look at our list below and see how many of your '50 things to do before you're 11¾' challenges you can tick off. There is something for the whole family to get involved with. Don't forget - you can put your creativity into your challenges to make them your own.

A blonde-haired girl plays with mossy sticks at Blenheim Palace

No. 12 have fun with sticks 

There are so many ways that you can have fun with sticks, we can’t begin to list them all here. Check out our favourite things you can do.

Create some wild art with natural materials in Knole Park, Kent.

No. 18 Create some wild art 

When it comes to creating wild art, the only limit is your imagination. What will you use, and how? There's so much to choose from in the natural world, but make sure you're not making your art from another creature's home.

Sunrise over Loweswater, Lake District

No. 23 get up for the sunrise 

There's something magical about sunrise. Try getting up early with the birds to see the beginning of a new day.

A child holds a large leaf with a beetle sitting on it at Coleton Fishacre

No. 31 Make friends with a bug 

Ladybirds, spiders, caterpillars, woodlice – there are all kinds of mini-beasts hiding at the places we look after and you can try out No. 31 on our '50 things to do before you're 11¾' – making friends with a bug.

Child planting seeds in a pot

No. 41 help a plant grow 

This is a challenge that'll take a bit of time. You definitely can't complete it in a day, or even two, as plants take time to grow, but it's definitely worth the wait.

Children's comments about an egret written in pen in a lined notebook

No. 48 keep a nature diary 

Keep a record of your amazing adventures in nature, capturing your memories of the animals and plants you’ve seen.