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Shaun the Sheep Activities and Resources

Pawprint Family logoWe’re excited to be working with Pawprint Family to offer an accessible badge, activity pack and printable resources for use in schools, youth groups, home education and to help you discover the Countryside Code and the key messaging of Respect, Protect, Enjoy. There are also 3 free resources to print and use including a handy flashcard set for the signs and symbols of the Countryside Code to attach to yore. The free challenge pack, available to download from the Pawprint Family website, brings you 40+ activity ideas to our bag on your next adventure outdoors!

Find out more and head over to the Pawprint Family website by clicking here.

Pawprint Challenge Pack


We have recently been working with Picture News to develop a weekly news pack focussed on the Countryside Code for teachers, with resources for primary aged children, focus questions and cross-curricular links

You can download this resource as a PowerPoint or as a PDF by clicking here.

Picture news resource pack for Countryside Code, showing Shaun the Sheep jumping over a stile


Shaun the Sheep leaflet

A fun engaging leaflet to encourage young people to go out and explore the outdoors and complete our fun trail tasks to test your knowledge of the Countryside Code.

Tasks include – a scavenger hunt, spotting signs and symbols in the outdoors and questions to check your knowledge of the Code.

You can download the leaflet as a PDF (accessible version coming soon)  by clicking here or contact the Countryside Code team to discuss options for printed copies.

Go for a walk!

Choose one of Shaun the Sheep's favourite Countryside Code walks

Shaun the Sheep and the Countryside Code logoGet outside and explore the countryside on one of Shaun’s favourite walks.

Ranging from 1.5 miles to 3 miles long there are walks across the country to choose from.

From the South Downs to the Lake District, Pembrokeshire to Northumberland, visit the Ordnance Survey’s Get Outside website to browse the family-friendly walks.

Are you a teacher or leader of a youth group?

If you would like to use any of the Countryside Code and Shaun the Sheep assets in projects please contact so we can discuss your plans.


More Resources and Activities

Have a coastal adventure with The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale activity bookletNatural England, Macmillan Children’s Books and the Marine Management Organisation are offering inspiration for fun days out at the coast with an activity booklet for children aged 4-8, inspired by the family-favourite story of The Snail & The Whale.

This free booklet contains activities, puzzles and fun facts – everything you need to enjoy a day out exploring the coast.

Visit the Snail and the Whale page to find out more and to download the booklet.


Grasmere School's Handy Guide to Cracking the Countryside Code

Watch this great video of handy tips from the pupils at Grasmere School.

Credit: Grasmere School @grasmereschool

A guide from the Yorkshire Land Network on looking after the countryside

Watch as young rangers from the Yorkshire Land Network stumble across some common mistakes visitors make during their stay and what advice they give to make everyone’s countryside a cleaner and safer location.


Teaching Resources from the Country Land and Business Association

Country Land and Business Association logoThe Country Land and Business Association have free Countryside Code teacher resources including lesson plans and a waymarker game which can downloaded from their website.

Visit the Country Land and Business Association’s website.


Download the Countryside Code Leaflet

The Countryside Code leaflet is available to download in two formats:

You can also order the A5 flier in print from