Smelly Cocktails | Outlearn Activity Guide

‘Smelly cocktails’ is a playful outdoor activity suitable for young children of all abilities. The aim of smelly cocktails is to combine natural materials to produce unique aromas. This allows children to better understand nature and the environment and to express their creativity.


  • Stick/Spoon
  • Plastic Cup/Mug
  • Natural Materials


Pour a little bit of water into a clear plastic cup and add fallen petals, natural herbs, leaves or wild fruits. Whose concoction smells the best? Pair up to make a mixed cocktail. Use a stick/spoon to extract the smells to enhance the cocktails.

Safety Tips

Do not drink any of the cocktails.