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24 Apr 2020

The Lidl Book of Big Adventures

We worked with our friends at Lidl to create fun family activities you can try this spring.

Go geocaching

A group of children geocaching using a mobile phone in the forest

Are you inspired to get out and explore? Geocaching is a fun way to start an adventure – turning every walk into a treasure hunt! We’ve put together a worksheet to get you inspired – but here are the first steps for getting out there:

  1. Visit the Geocaching website – it's full of tips and advice
  2. Download the app
  3. Make an account
  4. Get exploring!

The lovely people at Geocaching have a great video on how to geocache safely and respectfully:


Get into geocaching

pdf (3.279 MB)

Download our geocaching sheet - and discover geocaches at our amazing places!

Paint your own ice cream

An ice cream picture made from card and paint

This tasty-looking ice cream is made with potato and carrot! Here’s how to create your own.


Paint your own ice cream

pdf (683.434 KB)

Download an instruction sheet to make your own ice-cream picture using potato, carrot and paint.

Make your own bat bookmark

A young boy reads a book, with a bat bookmark

Go batty! These origami bookmarks are fun and easy to make.


Download an instruction sheet to make a bat bookmark

Make your own Highland helper

A Highland Cow-inspired pencil holder stands on a white desk, with colourful books piled behind. A pair of red glasses rest on top of the books.

Take inspiration from our adorable coos to make this fantastic pencil stand for your desk.


Highland Helper

pdf (2.546 MB)

Download an instruction sheet to make a Highland cow pencil holder

Colouring book

A child is colouring in a peacock illustration. Coloured pencils lie around the sheet, with some in a pot.

Do you enjoy art? Do you like nature? Then you’ll love this brilliant colouring book, inspired by the wonderful wildlife at our special places.


Wildlife colouring sheets

pdf (4.871 MB)

Download some colouring sheets with illustrations of some of the wildlife species you can see at our places.

Make your own paper puffins

Puffins made out of paper plates and coloured card

Create your very own cute puffins from paper plates and coloured card.


Download an instruction sheet to make your own paper puffins.

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