Pond dipping

Age 6+

Activity Type

outdoor play

Activity Season

spring summer

Activity Topic


Activity Key Stage

Key Stage 2

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How to go pond dipping

Grab your net and bucket, and pull on your wellies – it’s time to go pond dipping!

Check out our handy tips and checklists so you’re fully prepared search through the watery depths...

  • To be a successful pond dipper, you’ll need the right equipment – follow our handy guide
  • Be a real scientist and predict then record your finds – did you spot everything you were looking for?
  • Follow our top tips and get dipping!

What creatures did you find lurking in the deep? Use our super spotter sheet to help you identify them and see what else you can discover.

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