Project Wild Thing

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Swap Some Screen Time for WildTime

Wild Time is what we call time spent outside.

It’s free time to be spontaneous, for exploring, playing, imagining and creating.

There’s no plugs outside . And you won’t need batteries.

But we promise you’ll find a deeper connection.

It’s also free

No cash is really needed.

Wild Time is great for building confidence, creativity and independence.

It’s also healthy, good for the mind and the body.

And there’s also lots of other life out there to discover and connect with. If you just look up, listen and start to notice.

Wild Time can be taken on any doorstep, anywhere from the middle of the city to the remotest rural countryside.

There’s all kinds of Wild Times to be had, from a few minutes to hours and days.

You can search the Wild Times here for ideas or share your own ideas to help others.

Keep it Wild.

Why not give the gift of Wild Time?

We know that what makes kids really happy is to play outside, with their parents, relatives and friends.

So if you’re looking for a gift of some sort for a child, why not download our Wild Time gift voucher, its free, it won't clutter your house and it doesn't need batteries.

But it means you pledging Wild Time to your child to spend time playing outside together with them…

Benefits may include: independence, empathy, positive mental and physical health, creativity, happiness, curiosity and good sleep…

What‘s not to like!

Download the voucher here.

And if you're stuck for things to do outside, download our free Wild Time App for hundreds of fun ideas to keep you entertained and help re-connect you with nature

Download the app for iOS or Android.

Latest Wild Time Ideas

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Bug search

Go for a walk on a trail, or find a forest

Turn over rocks, look on plants, under logs and find

Submitted by Jenn Wilson

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make fake feasts

You need mud

any wild flower

and an old pie tin

Submitted by Nadya Billington

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Tree Hugging

Find a local park or green space that has a number of trees growing in it. Now go around and

Submitted by Cole Brookson

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Audio Map

Find an outdoor, preferably more wilderness place away from the sounds of the city and sit down. Close your eyes

Submitted by Emily Jansen

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Horse Riding

It would be good for girls and boys to try horse riding even if it is only one lesson. It

Submitted by Melissa Ingham - Brophy

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Seed Bombing

Make some mud balls with wildflower seeds mixed in. Then go out to a local green space and have a

Submitted by Summit Sport & Outdoor Education

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