Fun footprint challenge

Includes: Outdoors, Nature and the great outdoors

Activity time:
30 mins


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Who goes there?

Sharpen up your tracking skills with this fun footprint challenge.


  1. Ask all the girls to take off their shoes.
  2. Take the shoes outside and make imprints in the mud using the shoes.
  3. Clean all the shoes with wet wipes and return them to the girls.
  4. Take the girls outside and challenge them to identify who the prints belong to by checking the soles of each other’s shoes and matching them to the imprints in the mud.

Planning checklist

Safety notes

There are no specific safety notes. Have fun!
Section Number of girls per adult
Rainbows 5
Brownies 8
Guides 12

How many adults are needed?

Use this calculator to find out the ratio of girls to adults that is required for this activity

2 adults needed