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Picnic games, Pocket Pal -

We don't usually summon insects to our picnics but they have a habit of inviting themselves. With bee populations dwindling across the world, perhaps its time we were a bit more inclusive and welcoming. Our fun facts and bee-themed games below will help the whole family to learn more about bees, at the same time as running off some of that cake! By Fi DarbyIllustration by Jennie Maizels    DOWNLOAD THE PDF HEREA4 PRINT AND FOLD TO POCKET SIZE UP TO 11 YEARS OLD We Need Bees Fun fact: If the bees and other insects didn't pollinate our plants, we would...

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Exploring Cornwall, Picnic games, Pocket Pal -

With its stunning beaches, beautiful countryside, and intriguing history, Cornwall has to be everybody's favourite holiday location. It's not hard to find the perfect picnic spot in this gem of a county but what is there to do when the pasties and cream teas have all been gobbled up? We have some fascinating facts, and amusing picnic games for the whole family to enjoy. Lowena dhis! (Have a nice day!) By Fi Darby   DOWNLOAD THE PDF HEREA4 PRINT AND FOLD TO POCKET SIZE UP TO 11 YEARS OLD Cornish Time Fun fact: At the summer solstice, Land's End in Cornwall has...

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Beach, Pocket Pal -

There’s nothing like a day at the seaside to give everyone that wide awake feeling but what do you do with all that energy when you’ve finished the sand castle competition, and it’s too chilly to paddle? We have some intriguing beach facts as well as a sand-tastic set of beach games for the whole family to enjoy. Have fun, and don’t forget the sun cream (or the jumpers!)By Fi Darby   DOWNLOAD THE PDF HEREA4 OR PRINT AND FOLD TO POCKET SIZE Up to 11 years old Sand Shapes Fun fact: Waves change the shape of a beach a little bit every day. Game: Jump...

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Exploring Dartmoor, Picnic games, Pocket Pal -

Whether it’s lunch on top of a tor or a cream tea next to a stream, Dartmoor is a fantastic place for a picnic. If you’re looking for some snippets of Dartmoor information, and a whole lot of family fun, you’ve come to the right place. We have some Dartmoor-related picnic games to keep everyone amused. Have a great time out there, and bring plenty of cake. There’s nothing like a dose of fresh air to make everyone hungry. By Fi Darby   DOWNLOAD THE PDF HEREA4 PRINT AND FOLD TO POCKET SIZE UP TO 11 YEARS OLD Cloudscapes Lie on...

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Picnic games, Pocket Pal -

Wherever you choose to picnic you’ll be in touch with nature but trying to get the whole family interested in the natural world can sometimes be tricky. If you’re looking for a few fun learning activities to entertain and educate your family, you’ve come to the right place. We have some nature-related picnic games to keep the youngsters amused. Who knows, whilst they play you might even get a glimpse of that rare natural phenomenon – a bit of peace and quiet. By Fi Darby .  DOWNLOAD THE PDF HEREA4 OR PRINT AND FOLD TO POCKET SIZE UNDER 5s Mini...

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