Forest activity sheets

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Discover and download forest activity sheets

Learn more about stargazing in the forest, create forest crafts, play tree trumps or try wellbeing activities. Find the perfect activity sheet below.

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Tree Explorer activity pack
Family activity
27 February 2024
Learn to love and care for the trees around you. Download the Tree Explorer activity pack to get a real understanding of the forest, and our role in helping them flourish.
Bluebells True or False activity sheets
Family activity
27 February 2024
Download our game of True or False to learn more about these enchanting flowers and their history. 
Gruffalo Spotters activity sheets
Family activity
06 February 2024
Oh help! Oh no! It's a gruffalo! Come to the deep dark wood to complete these fun activities or take part at home.
Festive family activity sheets
Family activity
06 November 2023
From making the perfect decorations to spruce up your spruce, to designing a pot for your sapling. Download these craft ideas to make this Christmas the best yet!
Graphic featuring leaves, Union Jack bunting, a butterfly and some woodland art.
Family activity
17 March 2023
Download our royal-themed activity pack for some coronation fun.
Zog Activity Sheets - No.1
Family activity
30 January 2023
Download and print our family-friendly activity sheets, for a day of dragon fun in the forest or at home!
Winter family trail
Family activity
14 November 2022
Counting down to 2023? Download our festive forest calendar to have a holly and jolly December.
Young girl playing with a bucket of autumn leaves
Family activity
05 September 2022
Download the activity pack for a wonderfully colourful day out with the kids. Sign up to bring forest learning to life with our free downloadable activities!
Superworm and activity sheets
Family activity
14 December 2021
Hip hip hooray, our brand-new activity sheets are here and ready to play!
Gruffalo winter activity sheets
Family activity
15 February 2021
Winter doesn't have to stop you getting outside and learning about nature. Download your free activities and enjoy a day of frosty fun in the forest, or at home!
Oak in spring
Family activity
26 June 2020
Take some time out to have a go at our activity, as we use trees as a way to think about our lives and all the wonderful things in them.
Pages of the Beginner's guide to stargazing surrounded by stars
Family activity
04 June 2020
See the forest at night in a whole new light! Get your hands on this free guide to learn about constellations, try star navigation, play night-games and become a Forest-Star.
Spring in the forest
Family activity
06 May 2020
Trees have inspired people to write through the ages. From great forests to local parks, or that friendly tree in your back garden, find your own inspiration and get creative with the fantastic family activity pack.
Deer True or False activity
Family activity
28 April 2020
Do a deer's antlers fall off each year and regrow? What is the difference between a Royal stag and a Monarch? Download our game of Deer True or False to find out!
Forest bathing at home activity sheets
Family activity
23 April 2020
Taking time to encourage children to use mindfulness is beneficial for their health and wellbeing. But how do we achieve this when we are staying at home?
Tree Trumps card game
Family activity
06 April 2020
Download our Tree Trumps game to get to know the different trees in our woods and forests and discover some of their leafy secrets!
Sunlight shining through woodland scenery
Family activity
19 December 2019
Use this journal to give yourself time to relax and experience the restorative benefits of forests, even at home.
Highway Rat Activity Trail sheets for kids to enjoy in the forest
Family activity
29 January 2019
Download and print our family-friendly activity sheets, for a day of fun in the forest or at home!

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From adventure play zones to natural equipment, our amazing play areas are great for kids and adults alike to burn of some steam.



Boy counting tree rings on a very old tree that's been felled.

The Children’s University is an international charity which encourages all children aged 5 to 14 years to try new experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills through participation in innovative and creative learning activities outside of the school day. We have teamed up with them to provide you with a range of fun activities to do in the nation's forests.

Follow the links to take part in activities to gain your passport stamps.

Gruffalo at Bedgebury Pinetum in autumn

There’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained and everyone can enjoy a great low-cost family day out.

Discover giant Gruffalo sculptures, or have a go at a Gruffalo orienteering course. You can also download our fantastic free Gruffalo resources for fun in the forest and at home.