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.

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101 Comments

  1. Karen Howden
    19th August 2018 / 11:33 pm

    Fantastic prize would love to win

  2. Vicky Allum
    19th August 2018 / 10:35 pm

    Great giveaway, would love to play with this with my toddler Grace.

  3. adele knight
    19th August 2018 / 10:34 pm

    Great prize!

  4. Colin Gault
    19th August 2018 / 8:47 pm

    My nephews would love this

  5. Pauline Black
    19th August 2018 / 8:40 pm

    This is a fab idea! My grandsons would love it!

  6. zoe brown
    19th August 2018 / 7:21 pm

    need this for my nephews

  7. Adrian Bold
    19th August 2018 / 7:02 pm

    Thanks for the great prize and competition. Good luck everyone!

  8. sallyanne rose
    19th August 2018 / 6:47 pm

    I love this box. So much fun for outdoors

  9. Theresa Thomas
    19th August 2018 / 6:31 pm

    I love this box. So much fun for outdoors

  10. Corinne Peat
    19th August 2018 / 6:05 pm

    My kids would really love this.

  11. MANDY DOHERTY
    19th August 2018 / 5:52 pm

    This will keep my grandchildren busy all summer long

  12. kim d
    19th August 2018 / 5:06 pm

    I love this box. So much fun for outdoors

  13. Marie Rungapadiachy
    19th August 2018 / 2:48 pm

    This looks great. I would love to win this!

  14. Natalee Gosiewski
    19th August 2018 / 2:05 pm

    oh wow the fun to be had with the lil ones

  15. amanda greensmith
    19th August 2018 / 1:33 pm

    Perfect for the Grandchildren

  16. Samantha Buntain
    19th August 2018 / 11:48 am

    Oh perfect for my little boy we’re off to the caravan for a holiday in a few weeks so would come in very handy x

  17. Hali Kinson
    19th August 2018 / 10:51 am

    This looks great for my son

  18. carol boffey
    19th August 2018 / 10:39 am

    great giveaway

  19. Anneka
    19th August 2018 / 10:19 am

    Fantastic Bundle!! Thank you Rachel and Sudocrem!

  20. Danielle Pooley
    19th August 2018 / 9:31 am

    My little boy would love this!

  21. Sarah Haynes
    19th August 2018 / 8:58 am

    What a fantastic prize, my children would love it! Especially the bug hunting

  22. Holly Goodyear
    19th August 2018 / 7:28 am

    Brilliant prize .. my almost 6 year old would love this

  23. sharon stanley
    19th August 2018 / 12:09 am

    Our kids have the perfect balance of love for tech and the great outdoors. I know they would love to win this kit and go bug hunting with us in the local forest as well as looking for beasties in the garden. The frisbee would most definitley keep both the kids and our dog happy for hours.

  24. Laura Loo
    18th August 2018 / 10:08 pm

    My son would love this. He’s always hunting for bugs

  25. Kim Murray
    18th August 2018 / 3:19 pm

    My daughter had one when she was small – kept her happy for hours x

  26. Julie Edwards
    18th August 2018 / 2:52 pm

    Fantastic giveaway

  27. ruth lee
    18th August 2018 / 2:48 pm

    great fun for my boys

  28. Amy Cray
    18th August 2018 / 1:22 pm

    looks great!

  29. Mandy Betts
    18th August 2018 / 11:43 am

    My partners daughter would love this

  30. Kirsty Fox
    18th August 2018 / 11:28 am

    Great prize thanks for the chance

  31. Anthea Holloway
    18th August 2018 / 10:49 am

    This will keep the grandchildren happy in the holidays!

  32. Holly King
    17th August 2018 / 10:13 pm

    Aww I love this gets the kids out and about

  33. Rebecca Whatmore (@0zzyhog)
    17th August 2018 / 8:37 pm

    This is a great idea – fun and educational at the same time.

  34. Rebecca Mercer
    16th August 2018 / 11:34 am

    Would love to win for my kids

  35. 16th August 2018 / 9:30 am

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

  36. Sheri Darby
    15th August 2018 / 9:39 pm

    This looks really good fun

  37. astrid c
    15th August 2018 / 5:47 am

    this looks like it could be a lot of fun x

  38. paula cheadle
    14th August 2018 / 11:46 pm

    I would love this for my grandkids

  39. stacey turner
    14th August 2018 / 9:33 am

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

  40. Jo m welsh
    14th August 2018 / 8:02 am

    A lovely prize my daughter would enjoy

  41. A.E. ADKINS
    13th August 2018 / 3:12 pm

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

  42. Donna W
    13th August 2018 / 11:53 am

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

  43. caroline kelly
    13th August 2018 / 11:43 am

    love a bit of bug hunting

  44. Annabel Greaves
    12th August 2018 / 3:18 pm

    What a great set

  45. Lindsey Stuart
    11th August 2018 / 4:12 pm

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

  46. Helen Stratton
    11th August 2018 / 10:01 am

    This giveaway is fantastic – great prize!

  47. Martina Pichova
    10th August 2018 / 11:10 pm

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

  48. Deirdre M
    9th August 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!

  49. Victoria Worthington
    7th August 2018 / 11:07 pm

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

  50. Stephanie Tsang
    7th August 2018 / 10:37 pm

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

  51. Christine Lockley
    7th August 2018 / 4:36 pm

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

  52. Lorna Ledger
    7th August 2018 / 4:11 pm

    great thanks so much, should keep the kids occupied!

  53. Ruth Harwood
    7th August 2018 / 10:26 am

    what a lovely giveaway!

  54. Alice Colling
    7th August 2018 / 8:44 am

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

  55. Tee Simpson
    6th August 2018 / 11:21 pm

    My kids would enjoy this box.

  56. Lynn Neal
    6th August 2018 / 4:56 pm

    Lots of adventures to have with this set!

  57. Amanda Baggott
    6th August 2018 / 2:01 pm

    Looks like so much fun!

  58. judy kennedy
    6th August 2018 / 9:13 am

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

  59. adrian price
    5th August 2018 / 5:33 pm

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

  60. Pam Francis Gregory
    5th August 2018 / 4:41 pm

    Looks like great fun!

  61. claire woods
    5th August 2018 / 4:01 pm

    Lovely prize and will help get the kids outside.

  62. Laura Jones
    4th August 2018 / 9:10 pm

    perfect for my grandson

  63. Natalie Crossan
    4th August 2018 / 8:57 pm

    Great for my little girl 🙂

  64. Maria blythin
    4th August 2018 / 6:55 pm

    a lovely prize x

  65. Jade Hewlett
    4th August 2018 / 5:56 pm

    Looks fun, perfect for the summer!

  66. Clare Hubbard
    4th August 2018 / 1:55 pm

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

  67. Laura Turner
    4th August 2018 / 10:24 am

    Anything to get the kids away from the x-box

  68. Angie Mcdonald
    4th August 2018 / 9:21 am

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

  69. Solange
    4th August 2018 / 3:07 am

    My daughter would love this.

  70. 4th August 2018 / 2:02 am

    My daughter would have so much fun with this! 🙂

  71. melanie stirling
    3rd August 2018 / 10:04 pm

    This would be lovely for my niece.

  72. Claire Croft
    3rd August 2018 / 10:01 pm

    amazing!

  73. Rebecca Sutton
    3rd August 2018 / 9:50 pm

    My daughter would love this!

  74. Simone Griffin
    3rd August 2018 / 8:40 pm

    This is a great prize and my son would love it

  75. Katie
    3rd August 2018 / 8:35 pm

    my nephew would love this

  76. Geri Gregg
    3rd August 2018 / 7:29 pm

    Perfect to keep the kids entertained this summer x

  77. Chris Andrews
    3rd August 2018 / 6:53 pm

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

  78. Samantha O'D
    3rd August 2018 / 6:18 pm

    This looks great, my girls love been outside

  79. Andrea Fletcher
    3rd August 2018 / 5:11 pm

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

  80. Dean T
    3rd August 2018 / 4:02 pm

    Anthing that fets them offline or off phones is great

  81. Sally Collingwood
    3rd August 2018 / 3:54 pm

    What a lovely set of prizes!!

  82. Sue McCarthy
    3rd August 2018 / 3:19 pm

    A great initiative for getting kids outdoors.

  83. 3rd August 2018 / 3:15 pm

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

  84. Lorraine Stone
    3rd August 2018 / 3:01 pm

    Love it, great fun!

  85. Keith Hunt
    3rd August 2018 / 2:23 pm

    Nice little prize

  86. Danielle Spencer
    3rd August 2018 / 2:18 pm

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

  87. Michelle Ferguson
    3rd August 2018 / 12:38 pm

    Would love this for my nephew, fingers crossed

  88. Elzbieta Znyk
    3rd August 2018 / 12:35 pm

    Would be great for my little daughter, fingers crossed!

  89. Susan B
    3rd August 2018 / 12:33 pm

    A perfect outdoor gift for little ones. Thank you.

  90. Jo Hutchings
    3rd August 2018 / 12:26 pm

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

  91. Alexis Newbery-Buckley
    3rd August 2018 / 12:19 pm

    Fun for my nephew

  92. S Kerry
    3rd August 2018 / 10:53 am

    looks fab x

  93. Amandeep Sibia
    3rd August 2018 / 10:48 am

    A lovely prize, thank you!

  94. 3rd August 2018 / 10:47 am

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

  95. Susan Smith
    3rd August 2018 / 10:22 am

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

  96. Kim Neville
    3rd August 2018 / 10:00 am

    My son would enjoy using these

  97. Catherine McAlinden
    3rd August 2018 / 8:21 am

    Looks fun!

  98. Margaret GALLAGHER
    3rd August 2018 / 7:55 am

    Great fun for the boys

  99. john prendergast
    2nd August 2018 / 11:56 pm

    fun and educational

  100. Angela Treadway
    2nd August 2018 / 11:24 pm

    this looks fun! x

  101. iain maciver
    2nd August 2018 / 10:56 pm

    fab giveaway

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