David Livingstone Birthplace Fun

How To Make A Nature Journal So You Can Record Wildlife Like A Scientist

David Livingstone is famous because of the journals he wrote on his travels in Southern Africa.

Why not try making your own journal? You could write about the nature around you, whether it’s looking out of the window, on your daily walk or in the garden. We’ll be sharing weekly ideas of what you could write or draw about.

The Natural History Museum (NHM) in London have made a lovely video of how to make a nature journal, if you need some inspiration.

We will share different themes every week, so keep an eye on the web site and our social media!


Also see our other Learning Resources information.


We are very grateful to our key funders the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Government for their support in helping us deliver the Birthplace Project.

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Note: Please note that David Livingstone Birthplace (and the David Livingstone Trust) is no longer part of National Trust Scotland (NTS). NTS members will therefore no longer receive discounted/free entry to the Birthplace Museum.

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