Resources for Children

It is our mission to get children engaged with and interested in mammals. We therefore thought we would share some fun ideas for projects ranging from art and crafts, to creating habitats, looking for wildlife and taking photographs.

 

Please note: we are not responsible for the content of other websites.

 

Join a Wildlife Kids Club

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust Clubs

The RSPB Nature Club

Find your nearest Wildlife Trust: Nature Tots site e.g. at Abingdon BBOWT Reserve
 

Wildlife Websites for Kids

Animal Fact Guide

CBBC

Woodland Trust Nature Detectives

Resources to do with Canals and Rivers

Wildlife Watch (by the Wildlife Trust)

 

Making Wildlife a Home

There's a great guide to gardening on the 'Kids and Wildife' section of this website.

Make a hedgehog house

Make a bat box

 

Wildlife Computer Games

Play this RSPB game where you are helping save water voles.

Play this Wildlife Trust game where you help a hedgehog

Play this Wildlife Trust game where you help a mole cope with climate change

NB: These games may not be Tablet compatible

 

Looking for Wildlife

Check out some places to visit with children here.

Make casts of mammal foot prints. Read this guide from the RSPB to learn how.

Go on a walk and see how many meat-eating, nibbling, or grazing mammals (or nibbled nuts!) you can spot on the guides produced by the Wildlife Trust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photography / Blogs

You don't have to be an adult to enjoy photography as proven by OxMG member Alex White.  Check out his blog for inspiration! https://appletonwildlifediary.wordpress.com

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