Outdoor Activities

Derbyshire Summer Staycation

Activities for the whole family to do to keep active over the summer, starting at home then outdoors in the local area. Click on the link below or go to the downloaded pdf.



Outdoor Science: 

Simple science activities designed to be done outdoors!

Click on the link:  https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/outdoor-science-activities-kids/


National Trust

50 things to do before you are 11 3/4.

Read the safety instructions and download the activity grid.

Click on the link: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do 


Mirror Leaf Drawing

A fun Art activity that incorporates the world around us. 

Click on the link: https://theimaginationtree.com/mirror-leaf-drawings-nature-art/


10 Eco-Friendly Activities for children.

Simple activities you can do at home to teach your children more about the world and how we can look after it.

Click on the link: https://teachheart.org/2012/06/20/10-eco-friendly-activities-for-kids-this-summer/


DIY Forest School

Activities you can do at home with nature and to replicate some forest school acitivities we might do in school.

Click on the linkhttps://www.theschoolrun.com/diy-forest-school-activities


Go stargazing:

Sit outside on a clear night and look at the stars. Grab a hot chocolate and a blanket and look at the twinkling stars. What patterns do you notice? Are there any planes? Can you find the north star. You could look at this website as a guide to star gazing. Click the link: https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/astronomy/a-kid-s-guide-to-stargazing

Files to Download

Contact the School

Bishop Lonsdale Primary School

186 St Alban's Road
DE22 3HH

For Safeguarding concerns please e-mail safeguarding@bishoplonsdale.derby.sch.uk

Main Contact: Mrs A Mottram (School Business Manager)

Tel: 01332344795

SEN Contact: Mrs C Bladon (Inclusion Manager)

SEN Email: senco@bishoplonsdale.derby.sch.uk