If you’ve never heard of microvolunteering then read on to find out how ten minutes of your time could help your community flourish.
Microvolunteering is all about giving small amounts of time to different projects. This could be by picking up rubbish, taking part in activities to protect the natural world, or even by helping to complete scientific research. The point of microvolunteering is that actions are quick and easy, and have a positive impact.
Here are five snappy ideas for microvolunteering activities you can do with students.
Life on the hedge: Hedgelife [https://www.cpre.org.uk/
Count butterflies: The Big Butterfly Count [https://
Open up a bug hotel: Making a bug hotel is a fantastic, quick way to encourage diversity in any outdoor space. Bug hotels can be any size and made from easily found materials, such as cardboard, twigs, and old bamboo canes.
Start twitching: The RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch [https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-
Watch out for Nessie: If you fancy, you can even spend ten minutes monitoring a webcam overlooking Loch Ness [https://www.
We have a range of stickers for teachers and club leaders that can be used to support all of these projects. Our sets of mini smiley, star, and mixed caption stickers [https://thestickerfactory.co.