Cooking and eco-ideas for little people

Mini Makes: Big Garden Birdwatch hide

Mini Makes: Big Garden Birdwatch hide

Everyone will be getting their binoculars at the ready for the Big Garden Birdwatch on 24–25 January, so why not rig up your own special bird hide to get a closer look at the feathered friends in your garden. Read more »

Toy Story

Toy Story

Slow Toy Awards showcase children's products that will stand the test of time Read more »

Mini makes: Dress a tree

Mini makes: Dress a tree

Each December, Tree Dressing Day encourages us to celebrate trees by decorating them and highlighting the big benefits they bring to our planet. So, with National Tree Week (29 November–7 December) in full swing too – have a go getting your local trees noticed in a park, garden or allotment near you! Read more »

Nature calls

Nature calls

New app offers children the option to enjoy the natural world – whatever the weather! Read more »

Mini makes: Become a nature detective

Mini makes: Become a nature detective

The Woodland Trust have some great ideas for getting closer to nature in your nearest wood or parkland this autumn. Here are our favourites… Read more »

Ethical brands are showcased at awards

Ethical brands are showcased at awards

Loved by Parents awards highlight parents' picks from the natural beauty market Read more »

Mini makes:  Berry bin

Mini makes: Berry bin

Now is the best time to order strawberry plants and create a new patch of fruit ready for next year's milkshakes and ice creams. But how about planting them in an old dustbin? It gives a whole new meaning to recycling rubbish! Read more »

Let’s do lunch

Let’s do lunch

Celebrity favourite hits the UK Read more »

Mini makes: Bird-feed mobile

Mini makes: Bird-feed mobile

The birds need all the help they can get before winter, so try making this fun feeder recycled from household junk. Read more »

Let the sunshine in

Let the sunshine in

A new campaign from Friends of the Earth is encouraging the nation's schools to make the move to solar energy. Read more »