Pond-dipping at Vane Farm RSPB reserve

Wild writing

Many famous authors and poets have found their inspiration in nature, now it’s your turn to use the natural world.

This activity is about spending time in the natural world and using it to inspire creativity in writing, be it a poem, a song, a piece of non-fiction writing or even a fictional piece.


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 need?


What do I do?

  1. Go outside into the natural world, either on a visit or a nature walk or just spend some time in your school grounds.
  2. Take some time to look, listen and experience the nature around you
  3. Write a poem or a story or a reflective account of your experience
  4. 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 your piece of writing 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 your piece of writing

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