If you’ve got kids you’ll probably hear the dreaded call of “I’m bored!”. Pop on some shoes, grab a coat and take them for a short walk. You can even get up to some useful activities to keep them occupied and to help your local path networks and greenspaces.
Here are some two-minute tasks that you and your family can get involved with while out and about.
• Pop on some gloves, pick up some litter and put it in a bin. Make sure you stay safe and be careful around broken glass and sharp objects. You might want to leave them and pick up other litter.
• Gather fallen twigs and branches from the path. Pop it into a small pile out of the way and make a habitat pile for mini-beasts.
• Take a cloth or wipe and clean a direction or information sign along the path. Make sure you take your cloth home or pop the wipe in a bin.
• If branches have grown across the path and are making it difficult to walk then get an adult to prune them. You can put the branches in your habitat pile.
• Tell others about your walk and how you’re enjoying it. Pop a picture on social media and tag us. Or just tell your friends and family where you went and what it was like.
• Report any major path problems to your local access officer or litter team.