Lockdown learning

Whilst we are unable to welcome school visits to the Park right now, the Nene Park education team have been busy adapting some of our curriculum linked outdoor learning activities for families to enjoy in their own gardens, local parks or greenspaces during the latest lockdown. Visit our dedicated lockdown learning page to download the latest activity.


Downloadable activities

Download our nature-based activities for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home:

Charming Worms 

Make a dancing scarecrow and template 

Make a bird feeder

Make a potion

Make a shelter for your teddy

Stone painting

Make a paper pot

Make a wand

Make a rain catcher

Make a stick frame

Make mud sculptures

Enjoy natural art

Create a wild rainbow


Spotter sheets

When you're out and about in Nene Park, what about downloading one of our spotter sheets to take with you to help you explore and discover different things around you? We have some different spotter sheets for different areas of Nene Park here:

Ferry Meadows spotter sheet

Bluebell wood spotter sheet

Ham Mere spotter sheet

Thorpe Meadows spotter sheet

Orton Mere spotter sheet

Woodston Reach spotter sheet

Lynch Wood spotter sheet (autumn and winter)

Lynch Wood spotter sheet (spring and summer)


Scavenger hunts

Get outside in your garden or local greenspace and enjoy searching for the items listed on our scavenger hunts...

Alphabet scavenger hunt

Faries and elves scavenger hunt

Letters in nature

Nature treasure hunt

Winter twigs hunt

Downloads are free, however as a charitable organisation, Nene Park Trust relies on public support to manage the upkeep of our beautiful green spaces for all of the community to enjoy. Any support you can give to ensure the continuation of our services will help considerably. Please go to www.nenepark.org.uk/donate if you are able to support us during these unexpected and unprecedented times.