Sharing the Planet: Reflective Learning from Dwight School, London

Sharing the planet: reflective learning from dwight school, london

by Eco Kids Planet March 10, 2020

Year 2 students from Dwight School, London have been learning about 'Sharing the Planet'. They've created these wonderful posters on deforestation, global warming and overfishing. They wanted to help 'take action and raise awareness' by publishing their work here at Eco Kids Planet.  This is wh...

Painting with Salt

Painting with salt

by Emma Louise Oldham March 06, 2020

Using salt in your artwork feels very special. It’s an ingredient that we don’t often use for crafts, but it gives wonderful results. When your picture is dry, it will look like it’s made from crystals! 

World Wildlife Day: 5 Ways to Help Wildlife

World wildlife day: 5 ways to help wildlife

by Emma Louise Oldham March 02, 2020

World Wildlife Day (3rd March) is a day to celebrate what makes this world so diverse and beautiful. It also reminds us to keep stepping up for wildlife and doing things to work in harmony with nature, rather than exploiting it. We’ve rounded up some simple actions you can do TODAY to help nature th...

10 Reasons Why Eco Kids Planet is THE Best Children's Nature Magazine in the World

10 reasons why eco kids planet is the best children's nature magazine in the world

by Eco Kids Planet February 29, 2020

A series of colourful and informative kids nature magazines, Eco Kids Planet aims to introduce children to the wonders of nature and encourage them to protect their planet. Our list reveals exactly why Eco Kids Planet really is the BEST magazine in the world for children aged 7 to 11. 1. We Help Yo...


Make Your Own: Butterfly Feeder

Make your own: butterfly feeder

by Emma Louise Oldham February 18, 2020

These vibrant butterfly feeders will liven up any green space. Transform recycled plastic and add a splash of colour to help feed butterflies. What you need: Flower template. You can download these from our 'Highest Heights' resource pack here. Card Sticky tape Colouring pens/pencils Stick or dr...

5 Playful Pangolin Facts

5 playful pangolin facts

by Emma Louise Oldham February 13, 2020

Pangolins are remarkable – from their behaviour to their adaptations – so we had to share these fantastic facts with you. 1) They eat over 20,000 ants a day but never get stung! Pangolins spend the bulk of their day foraging for ants. With no teeth, the insects are ground down by stones (which have...


Highest of Heights: Winners Announced

Highest of heights: winners announced

by Eco Kids Planet February 09, 2020

In our ‘The Highest Heights’ issue, we asked you to pick something really tall or giant and tell us all about it. What mighty entries we received! Congratulations to our five winners!  Aoife, age 10, London  Seren, age 6, Carlisle Benjamin, age 8, Burstwick Jayan, age 9, Gittisham "This wee...

Handy Guide to the UK’s Top 10 Garden Birds

Handy guide to the uk’s top 10 garden birds

by Eco Kids Planet January 25, 2020

We all like to see wildlife visiting our gardens. As for feathered ones, keep your eyes open for these top 10 most likely-to-be-spotted garden birds!   These friendly little garden birds are residents in the UK. They live in colonies and nest in holes or crevices within buildings, among ivy or o...


7 Baffling Bird Facts

7 baffling bird facts

by Eco Kids Planet January 15, 2020

Birds are just awesome. From flightless birds to giant-egg layers, they are full of impressive skills. Here are 7 facts we think will shock you.  1. There is only one toxic bird in the world The New Guinea rainforest is home to the world’s only toxic bird - the Hooded pitohui. The feathers of these...

Make your own: Jungle Terrarium

Make your own: jungle terrarium

by Emma Louise Oldham January 14, 2020

Making terrariums is great fun! They look tropically terrific and bring the wilderness indoors. They make growling good homes for big cat toys, or any other jungle animals you might have. What you need: Tall glass jar with a lid (we used aMason jar) Small stones/pebbles Soil/pottingcompost Mini t...



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