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October 10, 2017

Quick and simple Halloween inspired nature make. All you need is sticks, leaves and your Out Pack. Perfect for Autumnal family walks and whole class forest school sessions

June 1, 2016

Now and again Steph and I get asked to take our nature fun to local events. This weekend it was to join our friends at Cotswold Outdoor at The County Show in Shropshire. We had great fun making some of the camping games from our Let's Go Outside book. As usual on my re...

May 2, 2016

We thought we should put a little description of how to make the classic Julia Donaldson, Stick Man. I should point out that we actually used green wood for our stick men as I had recently pruned my apple tree, however it should work just as well with foraged sticks.


We couldn’t resist using the Spring catkins to make this cute baby chick. It is really easy and only requires a few bits and bobs. Finding the fluffiest catkins is a perfect excuse for a Spring walk.


What you will need:


From nature…..

  • Pinecone

  • A handful of catk...

February 20, 2016

Hot off the press from the  bestselling book ‘Let’s Go Outside’, comes one of our all time favourites… SIR BRANCHALOT AND LADY TWIG!

You can make Lady Twig or Sir Branchalot with as little or as many Out Pack essentials as you like. Simply with string will do, or some w...

August 26, 2015

The Outpack release their brand new book, Let’s Go Outside, this August 24th! To celebrate Steph, Katie & their kids will share some outdoor ideas featured in the book with us each month. This month, they show us how to make a Troll house and garden!

How many...

August 22, 2015

Authors Katie and Steph of newly published Let’s Go Outside have launched their monthly blog posts with us at Muddy Puddles! This month they bring us Make your own Damsel & Dragon Fly.  Read on for outdoor craft inspiration and hours of family fun!...

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can make anything from sticks and leaves!


What can you make from sticks and leaves? Here are just a few ideas…

© 2015 Let's Go Outside, The Outpack. Imaginative outdoor games and projects for kids. Activity book for children aged 3-7 years.

Written and illustrated by Steph Scott and Kate Akers. Published by Batsford. Website by NewBold Horizons.