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Blue Peter Badge Challenge


Would you like to earn yourself a Blue Peter Badge? 


Blue Peter is the longest-running children's TV show in the world, it was first broadcast in 1958.  They are famous for their badges, and awarding them to children for all sorts of things. If a badge wasn't enough, by earning a Blue Peter Badge, you also get free entry to over 200 attractions.  Now, if you are itching to get your hands on one but don't know where to start, well click on the link below to find out more.


There are so many different Blue Peter badges so we've made this page to show how you could get your hands on one! Can you collect them all?


There are eight badges you can earn...

Below is a list of all the Blue Peter badges you can apply for.


Blue badge

Blue badges are awarded for sending in interesting letters, stories, makes, pictures, poems, good ideas for the programme, and for having appeared on Blue Peter.


Green badge

Green badges are awarded for sending in letters, pictures and makes that are about the environment, conservation or nature.


Silver badge

Silver badges are awarded to Blue badge holders who go on to make an extra effort. For example, if you won a Blue badge for an interesting letter or email, you could win a Silver badge by sending us something different such as a make, picture or a poem.


Fan Club badge

Purple Fan Club badges are awarded for joining the Blue Peter fan club and answering some questions about the show and the website. Print off the Purple badge form, fill it in and send it in!


Music badge

The Music badge is a very special badge, designed by superstar Ed Sheeran. It's awarded to those who show off their passion for music by learning a new instrument or being part of a musical performance.


Orange badge

Orange badges are given to winners and runners up of Blue Peter competitions. To have a chance of winning one of these badges you have to enter a Blue Peter competition, which only run during certain times in the year. For more information on competitions and whether a competition is open or not, visit the competition page.


Gold badge

Gold badges are very rare indeed. Each year only a few are awarded in exceptional circumstances for outstanding achievements, for example being solely responsible for saving someone's life, or showing amazing and unique bravery, courage and citizenship. 

Apply for a Gold badge. (You must already have at least one of the other badges).



Send your application letter or form and any other materials to the following address:


Blue Peter



M50 2BH


To apply for a badge  click on this link to go straight to the website with  all the application forms, extra information and ideas.

Good Luck!


Blue Peter on YouTube

Blue Peter have just started on YouTube at CBBC  and are uploading videos to it that are suitable for 5-11 year olds. They have world record breaking challenges, arts and crafts, environmental videos, cooking and baking how tos, inspirational films, gaming, celebrity appearances, dance routines and music performances. They also feature ways of getting a Blue Peter badge, behind the scenes footage and extra content about the incredible presenters Adam, Lindsey, Mwaksy, Richie and Henry the Blue Peter dog.


If you are interested in watching this new CBBC Blue Peter Channel ask your parents/carers to subscribe to - (it’s completely free to subscribe!).


Don't forget you can watch the live programme on CBBC at 5.00pm every Thursday , or on BBC iPlayer.