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We've pulled together some fun activities for all the family to try at home. Using your imagination and everyday objects around your home, explore new ways to recycle and save our planet.  Find out how to create spaces for nature on your windowsill, balcony or garden.

Magical mystery nature tour

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Boost your family's wellbeing with a magical mystery nature tour. Time in nature is essential for keeping us healthy and happy, even through winter's colder, darker months. Explore some of the key reasons why and venture out for some nature therapy.

Mission: Invertebrate

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Download Mission: Invertebrate's free activities and information sheets to see London’s green spaces in a whole new way. Whether you’re at home, in your local park or one of the incredible Royal Parks, these resources will help you and your family discover fascinating nature on your doorstep.

How to Make A Bee Hotel

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This simple bee hotel will provide a home for a variety of solitary bees, including red mason bees and leafcutter bees.

Make a Balcony Allotment - Hanging Pots

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Save floor space in your balcony or window allotment with these pretty hanging plant pot.

Planting for Pollinators

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Whether you have a garden, porch or windowsill, find out how you can choose plants that not only look fabulous but are loved by invertebrates.

Make & Do at Home

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Whether you're into knitting, coding, or crafting your own furniture, the V&A has got a creative project for you. These fun, free resources and tutorials are all inspired by their incredible collections – bringing you a range of DIY makes to try at home.

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Can't get out far to explore nature? The Natural History Museum has got lots of fun activities and ideas to occupy you and family at home, in your garden or local outdoor space.

Young Design Museum

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Whether you’re looking for ideas to entertain the children, or are simply after some creative fun to fill an afternoon, check out the Young Design Museum strand. Bring the world of design to life through everyday materials and household objects.

How to create a wildlife friendly garden

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Seven simple ways to create a wildlife-friendly garden. The amount of wildlife on our doorsteps is astounding but is increasingly being lost to hard surfacing and paving. Wildlife needs a helping hand. and even small changes can help. Here are seven easy ways to make your garden a haven for wildlife.

How to press flowers

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Why not embark on a craft project and decorate special cards for family and friends, create beautiful art, or make a collection of herbarium sheets recording the plants growing in your garden?

How To Make Seed Balls

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Follow the Royal Park's guide to make your own seed balls. Add a pop of wildflower colour to your outdoor space and help pollinators at the same time!