Log pile

Habitat heaps

A pile of logs and branches or rocks and stones can give shelter to all sorts of animals, from frogs and newts to many legged millipedes.

This activity is about creating a secret world from natural materials for all sort of creatures.


Are you doing this activity as part of your Wild Challenge? Take a look at your progress and go for gold!


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What do I do?

Take a look at one of the activities below for ideas!

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 some photos of your finished heap, or some pictures of what you’ve discovered living in it.

Wood pile

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