5 Craft Ideas to Help Reduce Waste

5 craft ideas to help reduce waste

by Eco Kids Planet August 07, 2020

People throw away tonnes of rubbish each day, and that isn't good for our planet. Luckily, there are lots of craft projects that can help us to reduce waste and have fun along the way! We asked Scott Hawthorne, who works at a waste and recycling bin company called SkipsAndBins.com, to share his five favourite ideas with us.

How to create your own Icy Art!

How to create your own icy art!

by Eco Kids Planet December 16, 2017

    Brrrr! It’s getting chilly outside! But that’s no reason to stop exploring the beautiful outdoors and brave wildlife that is still busy over winter. By collecting natural objects like berries, mistletoe and leaves, you can create some remarkable pieces of art! The colder the better – because yo...

Iceberg Investigation Challenge!

Iceberg investigation challenge!

by Eco Kids Planet December 08, 2017

What happens to water when it freezes? Why do big icebergs float on water? We’ll answer these questions with a simple (and very cold) experiment! Brrrr.. STEP 1 WHAT TO DO Fill the plastic cup with tap water, then mark the level of the water with the marker. Gently put the cup in the freezer – be ...

Mud Faces

Mud faces

by Eco Kids Planet July 12, 2017

Have some messy fun creating silly faces using mud and different things you find in nature! 

Build a wildlife water feature

Build a wildlife water feature

by Eco Kids Planet July 01, 2017

Building a little water feature is one of the best things you can do to help wildlife in the summer heat!

This summer, go ROCK-POOLING!

This summer, go rock-pooling!

by Eco Kids Planet June 21, 2017

One way to get close to some fascinating sea creatures in their natural habitat is by exploring the rock pools around coastlines at low tide.

Host a Great Lake Raft Race!

Host a great lake raft race!

by Eco Kids Planet June 09, 2017

Get out and enjoy the summer sunshine by hosting a Great Lake Raft Race and inviting your friends to take up the challenge!
Wild Challenge: a Hotel for Minibeasts

Wild challenge: a hotel for minibeasts

by Eco Kids Planet April 12, 2017

Wildlife needs three basic things – food, water and a home. Just like us! But some of our wildlife is in trouble and it needs our help.


The Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

The big garden birdwatch 2017

by Eco Kids Planet January 17, 2017

More than half a million people will be watching and counting their garden birds for the 2017 RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this month. It’s the UK's biggest nature survey and has been run by the RSPB for 38 years, helping to create a 'snapshot' of the birds visiting our gardens at this time of year and...