Encouraging My Little Adventurer With The Play More Campaign

When I was a young child you would always find me outside, wind, rain or shine. Baby girl is exactly the same. She loves to get out in the garden as soon as she’s had her breakfast. She doesn’t come in properly then until tea time. I mean she pop’s in now and again to see what I’m up to. Or to catch me having a sneaky biscuit, but mainly she spends her day in the garden.

Encouraging My Little Adventurer With The Play More Campaign

With her being an outdoorsy girl I love to find her things to do outside. She has the usual slide, sandpit, water table, Little Tikes car, but I like to find her other educational things to do. She enjoys gardening with me, and looking after the chickens. So when Sudocrem got in touch to let us know about their Play More campaign with Chris Packham I knew this would be an excellent activity for my little adventurer.

So what is the Play More campaign?

Play More has been designed to try and get children outside and playing more. Sudocrem carried out research and found that children are spending around 45 hours a week in front of a screen and only 4 hours playing in the great outdoors. This year, they launched the campaign with the help of Chris Packham and carried out further research looking at the relationship between children and insects. They found that a staggering  9 out of 10 children (89%) were unable to recognise a butterfly even though there is an abundance of native British insects, with around 27,000 insect species calling the UK home. Moreover, 51% didn’t know what a Bumblebee looks like. And, surprisingly, 1 in 3 (29%) didn’t realise that bees make honey.

Encouraging My Little Adventurer With The Play More Campaign

As part of the campaign, Sudocrem have put together and are giving away adventure kits which have been carefully put together to encourage children to play outside.

(I have a box to giveaway as well, to enter just keep going to the end of the post.)

The kit is worth £40.00 and includes:

  • Play More t-shirt
  • Play More sun hat
  • Bug Pot
  • Frisbee
  • Butterfly Net
  • Magnifying glass
  • Trowel or fork

Encouraging My Little Adventurer With The Play More Campaign

Chris Packham is helping to provide more nurseries with support to improve their outdoor play areas. You can nominate your nursery to win support for playground regeneration or a mural, which will be painted by award-winning artist, Joy Pirkle.

Nominate your nursery here: https://www.sudocrem.co.uk/social-hub

What have we been doing?

Well in the afternoons we have been outside looking for butterflies. Our garden is next to a natural hedge that is full of meadow plants and flowers so we get a lot of butterflies and bees and other insects coming into our garden. As you can see from the photo baby girl is ready with her butterfly net, oh and the frisbee and gardening fork!

Encouraging My Little Adventurer With The Play More Campaign

She is loving the bug pot with its magnifying lid and of course the magnifying glass. I believe it’s opened a whole new world up to her.

Encouraging My Little Adventurer With The Play More Campaign

I have yet to finish my huge pot of Sudocrem (they last forever!), but once I do we will have a go at making the “My Little Bug Hotel” from the activity card that was in our kit. It looks like fun and the only extra equipment you need are everyday household items.

Encouraging My Little Adventurer With The Play More Campaign

Giveaway

Sudocrem have kindly agreed to let me giveaway a Play More adventure box on my blog. All you have to do to enter is to fill in the gleam widget below.

Good luck! 

Win a Sudocrem Play More box

*Terms and Conditions – There is one Play More box from Sudocrem to giveaway. The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered. The winner will be selected at random via gleam from all valid entries and be notified by Twitter and/or email. The winner will have 28 days to respond with a name and address before a new winner is selected. Open to all UK entrants aged 18 or over only. Facebook and Twitter are in no way associated with this giveaway. Any personal data given as part of the competition entry is used for this purpose only and will not be shared with third parties. The winners details will be passed to the PR for Sudocrem for contact regarding the prize. 

You can find more info here on my privacy policies 

 

You can find other competitions over on the competition page.

Thanks for stopping by today.

*We were given a Play More box in exchange for this post.

68 Comments

  1. Rebecca Mercer
    August 16, 2018 / 11:34 am

    Would love to win for my kids

  2. August 16, 2018 / 9:30 am

    What a great little kit, we’d love one for the last few weeks of summer x

  3. Sheri Darby
    August 15, 2018 / 9:39 pm

    This looks really good fun

  4. astrid c
    August 15, 2018 / 5:47 am

    this looks like it could be a lot of fun x

  5. paula cheadle
    August 14, 2018 / 11:46 pm

    I would love this for my grandkids

  6. stacey turner
    August 14, 2018 / 9:33 am

    This looks fab. I would love to win it for my ddaughter

  7. Jo m welsh
    August 14, 2018 / 8:02 am

    A lovely prize my daughter would enjoy

  8. A.E. ADKINS
    August 13, 2018 / 3:12 pm

    This looks a fab kit for adventuring in the garden or park

  9. Donna W
    August 13, 2018 / 11:53 am

    My 3 year old would love this. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  10. caroline kelly
    August 13, 2018 / 11:43 am

    love a bit of bug hunting

  11. Annabel Greaves
    August 12, 2018 / 3:18 pm

    What a great set

  12. Lindsey Stuart
    August 11, 2018 / 4:12 pm

    I think this is brilliant for the outdoors, it looks really interesting.

  13. Helen Stratton
    August 11, 2018 / 10:01 am

    This giveaway is fantastic – great prize!

  14. Martina Pichova
    August 10, 2018 / 11:10 pm

    My kids would love to find an adventure in their garden with this kit.

  15. Deirdre M
    August 9, 2018 / 2:49 pm

    My little girl would *love* this activity box! Great prize & thanks to you and Sudocream for offering it! Sudocream is a household staple of ours!

  16. Victoria Worthington
    August 7, 2018 / 11:07 pm

    We would get lots of use doing fun things with our 4yr old with this activity box!

  17. Stephanie Tsang
    August 7, 2018 / 10:37 pm

    This looks like great fun. Both my kids would love it.

  18. Christine Lockley
    August 7, 2018 / 4:36 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win, Sudocrem is a firm family favourite here

  19. Lorna Ledger
    August 7, 2018 / 4:11 pm

    great thanks so much, should keep the kids occupied!

  20. Ruth Harwood
    August 7, 2018 / 10:26 am

    what a lovely giveaway!

  21. Alice Colling
    August 7, 2018 / 8:44 am

    This looks great, we love to get outdoors as a family.

  22. Tee Simpson
    August 6, 2018 / 11:21 pm

    My kids would enjoy this box.

  23. Lynn Neal
    August 6, 2018 / 4:56 pm

    Lots of adventures to have with this set!

  24. Amanda Baggott
    August 6, 2018 / 2:01 pm

    Looks like so much fun!

  25. judy kennedy
    August 6, 2018 / 9:13 am

    I bought just a magnifier for my friends daughter and it was his most used birthday. She loves worms

  26. adrian price
    August 5, 2018 / 5:33 pm

    love to win this prize as a present for my nephew Max

  27. Pam Francis Gregory
    August 5, 2018 / 4:41 pm

    Looks like great fun!

  28. claire woods
    August 5, 2018 / 4:01 pm

    Lovely prize and will help get the kids outside.

  29. Laura Jones
    August 4, 2018 / 9:10 pm

    perfect for my grandson

  30. Natalie Crossan
    August 4, 2018 / 8:57 pm

    Great for my little girl 🙂

  31. Maria blythin
    August 4, 2018 / 6:55 pm

    a lovely prize x

  32. Jade Hewlett
    August 4, 2018 / 5:56 pm

    Looks fun, perfect for the summer!

  33. Clare Hubbard
    August 4, 2018 / 1:55 pm

    This looks fun, I’m sure my boys will love it

  34. Laura Turner
    August 4, 2018 / 10:24 am

    Anything to get the kids away from the x-box

  35. Angie Mcdonald
    August 4, 2018 / 9:21 am

    This is so perfect for the summer! For new experiences and exploring outside!

  36. Solange
    August 4, 2018 / 3:07 am

    My daughter would love this.

  37. August 4, 2018 / 2:02 am

    My daughter would have so much fun with this! 🙂

  38. melanie stirling
    August 3, 2018 / 10:04 pm

    This would be lovely for my niece.

  39. Claire Croft
    August 3, 2018 / 10:01 pm

    amazing!

  40. Rebecca Sutton
    August 3, 2018 / 9:50 pm

    My daughter would love this!

  41. Simone Griffin
    August 3, 2018 / 8:40 pm

    This is a great prize and my son would love it

  42. Katie
    August 3, 2018 / 8:35 pm

    my nephew would love this

  43. Geri Gregg
    August 3, 2018 / 7:29 pm

    Perfect to keep the kids entertained this summer x

  44. Chris Andrews
    August 3, 2018 / 6:53 pm

    reminds me of the ‘good old days’ when l was a child and we spent every daylight hour playing outside

  45. Samantha O'D
    August 3, 2018 / 6:18 pm

    This looks great, my girls love been outside

  46. Andrea Fletcher
    August 3, 2018 / 5:11 pm

    My grandson would love this to do some bug hunting in the garden.

  47. Dean T
    August 3, 2018 / 4:02 pm

    Anthing that fets them offline or off phones is great

  48. Sally Collingwood
    August 3, 2018 / 3:54 pm

    What a lovely set of prizes!!

  49. Sue McCarthy
    August 3, 2018 / 3:19 pm

    A great initiative for getting kids outdoors.

  50. August 3, 2018 / 3:15 pm

    Lovely giveaway my grandson would love it he’s a little outdoor explorer

  51. Lorraine Stone
    August 3, 2018 / 3:01 pm

    Love it, great fun!

  52. Keith Hunt
    August 3, 2018 / 2:23 pm

    Nice little prize

  53. Danielle Spencer
    August 3, 2018 / 2:18 pm

    Would love to get outside more with my nephew and explore.

  54. Michelle Ferguson
    August 3, 2018 / 12:38 pm

    Would love this for my nephew, fingers crossed

  55. Elzbieta Znyk
    August 3, 2018 / 12:35 pm

    Would be great for my little daughter, fingers crossed!

  56. Susan B
    August 3, 2018 / 12:33 pm

    A perfect outdoor gift for little ones. Thank you.

  57. Jo Hutchings
    August 3, 2018 / 12:26 pm

    My little boy loves looking for bugs in the garden so this would be perfect for him.

  58. Alexis Newbery-Buckley
    August 3, 2018 / 12:19 pm

    Fun for my nephew

  59. S Kerry
    August 3, 2018 / 10:53 am

    looks fab x

  60. Amandeep Sibia
    August 3, 2018 / 10:48 am

    A lovely prize, thank you!

  61. August 3, 2018 / 10:47 am

    This is lovely to see
    The statistics are shocking aren’t they ?

  62. Susan Smith
    August 3, 2018 / 10:22 am

    My little Grandson would love this, hes always searching for bugs and things

  63. Kim Neville
    August 3, 2018 / 10:00 am

    My son would enjoy using these

  64. Catherine McAlinden
    August 3, 2018 / 8:21 am

    Looks fun!

  65. Margaret GALLAGHER
    August 3, 2018 / 7:55 am

    Great fun for the boys

  66. john prendergast
    August 2, 2018 / 11:56 pm

    fun and educational

  67. Angela Treadway
    August 2, 2018 / 11:24 pm

    this looks fun! x

  68. iain maciver
    August 2, 2018 / 10:56 pm

    fab giveaway

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