All posts tagged: Kids

Gift ideas inspired by the natural world

Indulge in a spot of retail therapy this summer with a visit to the Natural History Museum online shop where you’ll find lots of great gift ideas for nature-lovers of all ages. From beautiful accessories and brilliant kids’ toys to stunning wall prints and fabulous t-shirts and bags, choose your favourite museum pieces from a […]

Festive inspiration from The Natural History Museum

Wildlife fans will love the new Christmas range from The Natural History Museum this year. From tree decorations and books for kids to festive dinosaur jumpers and calendars, browse our pick of the best and kick start your Christmas here… Handmade dodo Christmas decoration Beautiful hand-embroidered gold dodo Christmas decoration, exclusive to the Museum, with a smooth […]

Where to discover animals this Halloween

Witches and wizards, creatures of the night and spooky animal tales; read our pick of the best places to visit to keep your little horrors entertained this Halloween and half-term holiday … Head to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for hairy, but not too scary, Halloween fun at Boo at the Zoo this October half-term from Saturday 19th to Thursday […]

Offer: Natural History Museum games for dinosaur fans

Hours of fun to be had over the summer holiday with these brilliant dinosaur-themed games from The Natural History Museum.  Plus, for a limited time only, both Cluedo: The Stolen Stegosaurus board game and Museum Operation Dinosaurs game can be purchased at half the original price – a mammoth saving! 🦕 Cluedo: The Stolen Stegosaurus board game – £15 (was […]

Become an underwater superhero in Brighton

SEA LIFE Brighton is inviting families to unveil their inner superhero in a brand-new interactive adventure this half-term – Underwater Superheroes. As they navigate from tank to tank, guests will face challenges from SEA LIFE’s Super 5 subaquatic superheroes – starfish, shark, octopus, crab, and seahorse. Will you be able to spot the invisible camouflaged […]

Best animal books for younger readers

The girl who really, really, really loves dinosaurs (Natural History Museum) With its bright colours and simple observations, ‘The girl who really, really loves dinosaurs’ by artist John Hamilton was a hit with my eighteen-month-old, who not only loved spotting the dinosaurs in the book but also the other animals that appear along the way. […]

Fun fishing game teaching marine conservation launched

A new game created by scientists at international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) aims to educate children on how seabed trawling is damaging to marine wildlife off the Greenland coast. Casting their nets far and wide, players of ‘Tricky Trawling’ must attempt to catch fish out in the open ocean, while avoiding vulnerable seabed-dwelling creatures like […]

Ethical clothing label supporting British wildlife launched

In an age of mass manufactured and unethical fashion, how refreshing to see a new environmentally conscious label emerge – especially one that supports wildlife. Tod Boutique recently came to Discover Animals attention, as not only do they produce great looking organic cotton clothing, but £1 from every purchase is donated directly to Wildlife Aid Foundation […]