The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is home to 70 different species of animals, many of which are endangered or threatened. From tigers, to polar bears, to giant otters and more. The Wildlife Park is the perfect place to go on an adventure and see and learn about wildlife from around the world.
Feeding ducks is a great way to teach love and respect for nature and wildlife. It is also a great family activity that is free and accessible to all. Visit the Mumblr ‘Places to feed the ducks in and around Doncaster’ website to find your nearest duck pond.
You can also visit the BBC Good Food for a list of foods that are good for ducks, along with advice on how to feed them.
Grow your own sunflower
Growing your own plant is a great way to get into gardening. Sunflowers are a great first option as they are low maintenance, making them great for beginners! They also grow fairly quickly, making them that much more exiting.
Visit this Growing Family website for some instructions on how to grow sunflowers in a pot.
Grow your own cress head
Cress is a great way to foster interest in plants with little effort needed. Taking as little as 10 days to grow, this is a brilliant way to engage with plant life and really watch the difference a day makes.
This is a great opportunity to see what amazing places are hidden within Doncaster and highlight the fact that some beautiful things simply occur by nature.
Make your own flower or vegetable garden
Keeping a flower or vegetable garden is a great way to foster responsibility and can be a very rewarding process. Here is a link to the Better Homes & Gardens website for a guide on starting your own garden.
You could also take a picture of your flower garden, every so often, and post it to Instagram with the hashtag #100ThingsDN
Go pond dipping
Pond dipping is a fun activity for everyone. Beneath the water there are all sorts of wildlife ready to be discovered. Head to the RSPB website for some additional information on pond dipping.