Sunday, 26 August 2012

22 things to do before you are 113/4

So of the NT list what can we, as a family, cross off (and the ones we have left to do are in orange)....

1, Climb a tree - The girls do this all the time; they love a good tree to climb. They don't always go high but they do climb. In fact we are lucky in that at the girls school there are trees to climb!

2. Roll down a really big hill - did this at Alnwick castle and at the Botanical gardens in Birmingham
3. Camp out in the wild - how wild do we need to go? Does glamping count???
4. Build a den - we did this at Bewilderwood and when we went camping.
5. Skim a stone 
6. Run around in the rain - we are often out in the rain anyway

7. Fly a kite  did this on holiday on the beach in Bamburgh

8. Catch a fish with a net 
9. Eat an apple straight from a tree we have apple trees in our garden, although I hasn't as she doesn't eat fruit YET

10. Play conkers 

11. Throw some snow 

12. Hunt for treasure on the beach - don't know about treasure but we found lots of lots of shells

13. Make a mud pie- in the garden

14. Dam a stream - last year om the beach and when we stayed at the yurt

15. Go sledging last winter

16. Bury someone in the sand  - this summer

17. Set up a snail race 

18. Balance on a fallen tree- often do this at Wandlebury

19. Swing on a rope swing - when we glamped this year

20. Make a mud slide 

21. Eat blackberries growing in the wild - when we stayed in Swanage we did a walk over the headland where there were lots and lots of lovely blackberries ripe and yummy

22. Take a look inside a tree- at Wandlebury

23. Visit an island- take your pick we have been to Lundy, Brownsea and Holy Island

24. Feel like you're flying in the wind 

25. Make a grass trumpet 

26. Hunt for fossils and bones - we found some in Lyme Regis

27. Watch the sun wake up 

28. Climb a huge hill- in the lake district

29. Get behind a waterfall 

30. Feed a bird from your hand- do my chickens count?

31. Hunt for bugs- often look when we are in the garden and went on a bug hunt last summer

32. Find some frogspawn- when we were walking in the lakes we found some

33. Catch a butterfly in a net 

34. Track wild animals 

35. Discover what's in a pond- we went pond dipping at Wandlebury

36. Call an owl 

37. Check out the crazy creatures in a rock pool 

38. Bring up a butterfly- we grow some painted ladies this summer

39. Catch a crab- we did this in Norfolk 2 years ago

40. Go on a nature walk at night 

41. Plant it, grow it, eat it we have grown tomatoes and cucumbers

42. Go wild swimming 

43. Go rafting 

44. Light a fire without matches 

45. Find your way with a map and compass 

46Try bouldering 

47. Cook on a campfire- (although I supose Miss I has done this at guide camp)
48. Try abseiling 

49. Find a geocache
50. Canoe down a river

So not bad - just some hard ones left to do! Some not suitable for the younger ones and some will need some planning!

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