top of page

Ultimate gift ideas for a wildchild

Is your child abit of a so called wild-child, one of those children who love being immersed in nature,hanging from the trees, chasing the butterfly's and cooking up mudpies and potions.Well we have put together the Top 27 nature inspired gift ideas to keep them busy.Each product is environmental friendly, allows for exploration, imagination and wild adventures

We use affiliate links ,that means if you make a purchase from something we have shared below-BarefootChild will receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you.



Your Wild Journal

We just love this wild journal book!!

This journal explores the concepts of mindfulness, kindness and gratefulness. It introduces nature connection exercises such as a Sit Spot and a senses scan.This guided nature journal is a wonderful gift for young and old who are seeking more ideas for nature connection. Journaling can help children slow down, process feelings, encourage observation and build writing skills.It a perfect size to fit in their backpacks to take with them ,while exploring to take notes and observations.

Inside this beautifully illustrated journal, you'll find:
  • An overview of how to use the journal

  • Moon, sunrise and sunset tracking pages

  • A green time habit calendar

  • Detailed colouring pages

  • Step-by-step instructions for how to draw common natural treasures

  • Open-ended writing prompts

  • Log pages to record nature sightings

  • Lined, blank and dotted pages for open ended writing and creativity.

Printed in Australia on local, sustainably sourced paper.

Your wild journal book only $25 au

What better way for your little eco nature explorer to observe, identify and collect wild findings -Who’s up for a nature walk? Add tons of fun and excitement to any day outdoors with these great finds



Nature hunt wooden observation list

-There are12 items that can be found in your backyard, garden or local park. Once your child finds each item they can use a piece of chalk to tick it off the list, this is a great gift idea for the keen nature explorer.

Nature Hunt List only $20 plus delivery



Round nature find display

Is your child one of those nature treasure hunters, who love collecting different specimens they find while out exploring? This wooden round Nature find display chart is a great way to showcase their findings for the day, take a picture, research and discuss together, this is a great natural learning and observation platform for your wild one.

round nature find display chart - only $15.40



Magnify bug/specimen viewing box

This sweet little wooden bug box is perfect for displaying your little ones found treasures ,that they find out in nature.It has different size compartments and magnifications for their different findings whether it be - their bugs, flowers, leaves, shells or seeds they collect,they can easily observe them and keep them safe.

Bug viewing box only $16.99


Natural eco craft kit

We are just so inlove with these Eco Craft Kits.They contain natural materials for fun activities that don't harm the earth - think fairy potions, natural science experiments, natural play dough, natural paints and many more magical crafts

Each kit contains:

*4 types of dried flower petals

*2 types of botanical colour powders

*1 biodegradable glitter

*1 wooden spoon

*1 recipe & craft ideas booklet

All materials and packaging are plastic-free and compostable or re-usable, which means nothing has to go into landfill after the kids are finished with it.

Eco craft kit only $29.99 plus shipping

Have you got a little wilderness man in the making? You know one of those boys from peter pan , who love running wild,climbing trees and pretending they are about to fight captain hook,Well we have found the perfect tools to let their wild imaginations grow while improving their hand and eye coordination as well.



Bamboo bow and arrow set

We just love this Bamboo wooden archery set with soft rubber ends , Watch your child spend hours running around outside ,shouting target and pretending they are the lost boys

bamboo bow and arrow set only $45.90 plus postage



Set of 2 wood old fashion style sling shots

Iv just ordered these for my boys, !! This set of 2 slingshots are 100% handcraft with natural wood, they are very durable,great to let your wild one practised target shooting with, watch your child spend hours in make believe play.A must have for any little wilderness man.

2x sling shot set only $21.96 plus postage



personalised child's pocket knife

This personalised first pocket knife is perfect for your young adventurers .Each tool includes a knife (with blunt point), saw, scissors a awl and your choice of engraving. Ideal for carving, cutting, sawing and punching. Great to take for mini adventures, your child will find many uses out in the wild , with this one.

personalised pocket knife only $51.52 plus postage