You might think you know what’s living in your garden, but have you looked really carefully? Who knows what you might find when you become a nature detective!
Family activity: how to be a nature detective
Don’t forget to get an adult to help you, and remember to wash your hands when you’ve finished your adventure.
You will need
The most important things you need to become a nature detective are your senses – use your eyes, ears, nose and hands!
Apart from that you don’t need much, but here are some things that might be useful:
- Pens or pencils and paper for making drawings and notes
- A container for the things you find
- Nature spotter sheets or books
- A magnifying glass
- A pooter
Here are some resources that might help you: