50 things EVERY child should do before they're 11 years old

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50 things EVERY child should do before they're 11 years old

The National Trust have compiled an amazing bucket list for every single child to complete before they're 11-and-three-quarters. Check it out - how many have YOUR little ones done?

  1. Build a den

  2. Climb a tree

  3. Roll down a really big hill

  4. Camp out in the wild

  1. Skim a stone

  2. Run around in the rain

  3. Fly a kite

  4. Catch a fish with a net

  5. Eat an apple straight from a tree

  6. Play conkers

  7. Go on a really long bike ride

  1. Make a trail with sticks

  2. Create some wild art

  3. Dam a stream

  4. Play in the snow

  5. Make a daisy chain

  6. Set up a snail race

  7. Make a mud pie

  1. Play pooh sticks

  2. Jump over waves

  3. Pick blackberries growing in the wild

  4. Explore inside a tree

  1. Visit a farm

  2. Go on a walk barefoot

  3. Make a grass trumpet

  4. Hunt for fossils and bones

  5. Go star gazing

  6. Climb a huge hill

  7. Discover what's in a pond

  1. Hold a scary beast

  2. Hunt for bugs

  3. Explore a cave

  4. Bring up a butterfly

  1. Track wild animals

  2. Find some frogspawn

  3. Make a home for an animal

  4. Check out the crazy creatures in a rockpool

  5. Catch a falling leaf

  6. Catch a crab

  7. Go on a nature walk at night

  1. Plant it, grow it, eat it

  2. Go swimming in the sea

  3. Build a raft

  4. Go bird watching

  5. Find your way with a map and compass

  1. Try rock climbing

  2. Cook on a campfire

  3. Learn to ride a horse

  4. Find a geocache

  5. Canoe down a river

Find out more about the National Trust's new scheme - and win some badges for your child - over on their official website.

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