Indoor Activities

A collection of our many fun indoor activity guides, fact sheets and quizzes. This page will be regularly updated so please keep checking back for more fun content!

Make your own Corn Dollies

The tradition for making corn dollies dates back to ancient times, with different regions adopting their own designs and forms.

Build a Nest Box

There are few things in life more rewarding than watching a new generation of garden birds being raised in a nest-box that you’ve made yourself. Building a nest-box is great fun and is much easier than you might think.

Looking after Bats in your garden

Jersey has 13 known species of bats, two of which have been identified recently and there may be more species to discover. Our species assemblage is made up of UK and mainland European species. We are lucky to have a breeding population of grey long eared bats (GLE), which are decreasing in numbers in the UK.

Looking after squirrels in your garden

The Eurasian Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), a tree squirrel, was introduced to Jersey by local naturalists in 1885 from both southern England and France. Red squirrels are opportunistic feeders and spend the majority of their active time foraging.

How to recycle paper

Make your own bookmark by recycling old paper from around your household.

Make your own cleaning products

For everyday cleaning, three simple ingredients: vinegar, bicarbonate of soda and castile soap – and a little elbow grease – will leave your house as clean and spotless as any number of toxic cleaning products.

Spring cleaning

The 16 New Street Housekeeper shares her secrets for spring cleaning the home of the Journeaux family.

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