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Sign up to our Free Easter holiday activities for all the family: 6th – 16th April

Looking for an eggs-tra special Easter?

Sign up for two weeks of FREE nature-themed interactive activities that will have you and the family enjoying the spring air.

Week 1: Tuesday 6th - Friday 9th April

Tuesday 6th April
Mighty Eggs

Brilliant Bird Nests
Learn about different bird nests while building a nest of your own.

Charlie the Chicken
Join this makaton story time where you will meet curious Charlie, the chicken.

Easter Egg Trees
Craft-along whilst meeting the Kensington Garden chickens.

Wednesday 7th April
Mini Eggs

Egg-themed Storytelling
Join this story time as friendly invertebrates explore the parks habitats in search for a place to lay their eggs.

Invertebrate Egg Hunt
Hunt for eggs in The LookOut’s wildlife garden in Hyde Park.

Bee-fly Egg Golf
Challenge your family and friends to this simple but fun game of bee-fly golf.

More Than Bugs Trails: The Ladybird Trail
Taking place along the North Flower Walk in Kensington Gardens, this short self-led trail is suitable for little legs. Discover marvellous minibeasts, sculptures and habitats along the way.
Thursday 8th April
Aquatic Animals

Pond Dipping
Live interactive pond dipping session discovering what lies beneath the surface of the water.

Feely Frogspawn
Make your very own frogspawn from tapioca and food colouring.

Container Pond Planting Guide
Create a container pond, and find out which plants to choose for sunny and shaded locations.

More Than Bugs Trails: Water Beetle Walk
A gentle amble of 35 minutes around the Long Water in Kensington Gardens. Explore the role invertebrates play in the ecosystems of the Royal Parks as pollinators, recyclers, pest controllers and food for park wildlife, and discover one of the UK's rarest invertebrates, the spangled water beetle.
Friday 9th April
Birds

Feeding Birds Game
Learn about birds and the food they eat in this fun match game.

Be a Bird-Brain
Live craft and play-along where you will make a bird hide, drum like a woodpecker and act as roving reporters for "News of the Bird".

Spring Birds in Regents Park
Learn about the parks' feathered visitors returning from around the world to enjoy the milder British weather and raise their young.

More Than Bugs Trails: The Bee Trail
Buzz through The Regent's Park and immerse yourself in the world of invertebrates along this 45 minute, path-based trail. The Regent's Park has a wide range of wildlife habitats for you to explore, from reedbeds to bee banks.

Week 2: Tuesday 13th - Friday 16th April

More Than Bugs Trails: The Dragonfly Trail
Visit grassland, woodland and freshwater habitats on this Hyde Park trail and look out for our invertebrate sculptures, that have been carved from fallen trees. This is our longest trail, taking around 1hr 10mins to complete.
Tuesday 13th April
Flowers

Isabella Plantation
Explore 40 acres of woodland garden at its most spectacular as it’s famous azaleas, rhododendrons and camellias bloom.

Cherry Blossom Painting
Live paint-along where you will learn more about cherry trees and create your own cherry blossom tree finger painting.

Flower Folktales
Musical storytelling about the invertebrates and flowers of the Royal Parks.

More Than Bugs Trails: The Hoverfly Hop
A 40 minute self-led stroll through one of London's best-loved green spaces, St James's Park. Discover our pollinator habitats, green roof and wildlife refuges and discover some of our water-dwelling animals too.
Wednesday 14th April
Gardening

Gardening for All
Learn how to use fruit and veg scraps from your fridge to grow new food! A simple and cheap way to get started with indoor gardening.

Upcycled Gardening
How-to guide on creating self-watering and hanging pots, plastic-free flower containers, watering can and a garden meadow out of a balcony wall.

Gardening in Small Spaces
Step by step guide on the basics of starting your own mini allotment perfectly suited for a balcony or small space.

Thursday 15th April
Trees

Log Rolling
Live log rolling session at Hyde Park, where you will meet the minibeasts hiding in this marvellous microhabitat.

A Search for a New Home
Join this makaton story time where you'll meet Belinda the badger, Sam the squirrel and Olive the owl.

Music for Trees
The next time you’re in The Regent’s Park, explore its incredible nature as you listen to original music composed for individual trees.

More Than Bugs Trails: The Caterpillar Crawl
This is a leisurely 40 minute self-led stroll around The Green Park. Discover the meadow, scrub, and tree habitats, and meet some of the invertebrates who live there.
Friday 16th April
Invertebrates

Butterfly Spotter Sheet
Find and identify spring butterflies that are in the Royal Parks.

Spring Wildlife in the Royal Parks
Explore the Royal Parks' spring wildlife and find out how they all rely on one another.

Dragonfly Craft
Live craft-along where you will make your own dragonfly puppet.

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Activities to enjoy at your leisure >

We have a range of activities, guides and crafts for kids and parents alike. From bee hotels and recycled tote bags to a fun run through the history of Hyde Park.

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