Websites for sharing wildlife with children and young people

Nature Detectives

Run by the Woodland Trust, this fantastic website has many wonderful free downloadable activities ranging from spotter sheets, to games, puzzles and quizzes. There is something for each season of the year with the aim of getting children outdoors exploring, enjoying the magic of every season with fresh ideas and things to do.

Wildlife WATCH

This is the junior branch of the Wildlife Trust and has over 150,000 members. The colourful and fun website is full of ideas and activities for young people. Their downloadable wildlife spotter sheets, cover different habitats, seasons and wildlife themes. You can even customise to create your own.


The RSPB website has a section for families and children. This has ideas and activities for discovering wildlife as well as some fun interactive  on line wildlife games.

John Muir Award

The John Muir Award is an environmental award that encourages people of all backgrounds to connect, enjoy and care for wild places through a structured yet adaptable scheme. This is a great scheme for young people of all abilities.

Websites for sharing wildlife with children and young people was last modified: December 6th, 2016 by Sue Antrobus