Save the Children’s Den Day is running from 29th May- 6th June and during this time, children (and some adults!) are being encouraged to use their imaginations and turn ANYTHING into a den, with sponsorship raising money for children around the globe.
Over on the Guardian’s children’s book site, Julia Eccleshare recently wrote about the best dens in children’s books which sent us into overdrive; what could we come up with? Well, if you’re looking for some den-related inspiration (and the skills required to build them!)- see below!
- Goat and Donkey in the Great Outdoors by Simon Puttock
- King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bentley
- Maisy Goes Camping by Lucy Cousins
- This is Our House by Michael Rosen
- Duncan’s Tree House by Amanda Vesey
- Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids by Justin Miles
- The Fact or Fiction Behind Survival Skills by Kay Barnham
- Stable Structures by Lynn Huggins-Cooper