1 Hour For Nature Walks

We have every Nature Walk you can imagine - and then some!

Bug Hunt

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Get up close and find the shield bugs living life low down

Bee Hunt

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Try your hand spotting bees as you ramble outdoors

Butterfly Hunt

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Use this handy downloadable from biodiversity Ireland to find the butterflies while out and about

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt

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Head out to track down all the interesting lights and decorations in your area. It's a fun way to spend time outdoors together and you might be surprised what you notice when you slow down and really look.

8 Week Planet Possible Family Challenge- National Geographic

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Dip into this challenge for great ideas, crafts and activities for your kids when you're ideas are running thin

Check out many more walk & explore ideas in 30 Minutes of Magic!

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Keep the exploring going

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Woodland wander

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Look for wildlife with this easy printable

Crows and Blackbird spotter

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Check out tall trees, old buildings or ruins for these mighty birds. The easy printable will help you I.D. the bigger birds flying in the skies nearby.

River Walk

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Go on a river walk and use this handy printable to spot the flying wildlife

Swans and water birds

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What's not to love about swans? Check out this easy printable to I.D. the kinds living in your nearby pond or lake.

Urban Bird Detective

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Find the birds living in your town or city

Spider World

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If you can bear the heebie-jeebies, get your kids to track down spiders with this handy printable!

Duck trail

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Use this easy printable to track down ducks when next visiting a pond or lake

Bee Spotting

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Bees are very important in Nature and do a vital job pollinating our plants. Can you spot different kinds with this easy printable?

Explore the park pond

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Check out the creatures hanging around the pond-keeping safely back from the edge. Check out this easy printable for the life that lives near ponds.

Woodland Butterfly Spotting

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Use this easy printable to spot beautiful butterflies on your next visit to a woods or park

Know your 5km

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Heritage Ireland have a great map providing useful historical info on hundreds of 5km wide locations

Have a go at pond dipping

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There's a world of wonders underneath the surface of a pond - use this handy link to get started

Think Survival: Navigation

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For older kids, a well spent hour learning a key survival skill could be time well spent. Have fun learning a new skill.

Explore your nearby biodiversity

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Challenge your kids to be the David Attenborough of your back garden - they can use this handy download to get started

Explore a new park or playground in your town or neighbourhood

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There's a brand new place to explore with over 1,300 playgrounds in Ireland - try a new one today or check out the link for one further afield.