Coaxing children out into the garden and away from technology can be daunting, but the reward of seeing a child’s eyes light up in awe of nature is priceless. As William Wordsworth once said: “Let nature be your teacher”.

Here is a list of easy-to-do projects you might like to try this summer to encourage wildlife into your garden – and, with a bit of luck, nature might win out over technology at least for the summer months.