Family Activities

Ever wanted to create a mini-meadow in your back garden or flower bed?

Our how to create a mini-meadow leaflet describes what to do to make a flower-rich area of your garden.

Ever wondered what that wildflower was? Or how to spot a Common Blue?

Our Species Spotter and Get to Know... sheets are designed to help you and your family explore the wildlife in a meadow. Download a free copy by clicking the links below:

Spotter sheets

Meadows have a high biodiversity which means they are home not only to a wide variety of plants but also to a wide variety of animals, for example different birds, bees and dragonflies. The spotter sheets provide pupils with a focus to explore this biodiversity further. There are Spotter Sheets on:

Get to know... sheets

Plants belong to different families and members of the same family share traits or characteristics. These sheets have been designed as a stimulus to allow pupils to explore variety between families and shared similarities within families. They build observation and perception and enhance botanical literacy.There are Get to Know sheets on: