Build a watery wildlife paradise and attract pond life.
This is activity is about providing a home for frogs, toads, dragonflies, pondskaters... the list goes on!
Birds and mammals also use ponds as places to drink and sometimes bathe.
Once your pond has established itself and some residents have moved in, its a great place to explore the world of pond dipping.
Are you doing this activity as part of your ild Challenge? Take a look at your progress and go for gold!
What do I do?
Look at the guidance below to make a pond which suits your space:
Don't forget to tell us when you have completed the activity! When you mark the activity as complete, you will be asked to upload a photo to help earn your award.
Completing the activity
Use the 'Mark as complete' button at the top of this page to tell us you've completed your activity. You'll need to show us what you did by uploading a photo of you digging or filling your pond, or a photo of your completed design. Maybe even ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos!