#NaturePlayList: Leading eco attractions encourage families to connect with nature
Updated: Feb 25
Eco Attractions announce the winners of their Project Pollinate competition this weekend. Keep your eyes peeled for some impressive insect hotel designs, and visit the links below for tips to build your own.
In the meantime, we have a little family fun e-booklet that we would like to share with you, from our friends at Eco Attractions. Their #NaturePlayList is packed with fun and creative activities that help you stay connected with nature and much-loved visitor attractions, and hidden eco gems, across the UK.
Research shows being connected with nature helps us all relax and being playful makes us happy. This #NaturePlayList includes indoor and outdoor play, creative activities and promotes recycling and reuse of materials. There are group and solo activities, for all ages, such as making window photo diaries, joy jars, animal cake bakes, wild storyboards, nature animations to designing your own secret garden as well as helping precious pollinators. See if the family can do them all, there are some blank one’s for you to come up with your own #natureplaylist suggestions too! Share your creations and other play ideas with your friends and family. Post photos of your creations to your favourite social media platform using the hashtag #NaturePlayList and tagging @ecoattractions.
Eco Attractions is a unique national collaboration between some of the best loved UK visitor attractions with a common goal of working together to help connect people with nature and inspire sustainable living. Fancy visiting an Eco Attraction, check out the website for some great Green Days Out.
If you have an idea to share please do get in touch with them: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vegan Family Guide holiday map includes many eco attractions as well as vegan places to stay and eat.
Here are links to more activities and videos from some of the member organisations:
National Botanical Garden of Wales
Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
Centre for Alternative Technology CAT
Pensthorpe Natural Park