A Blue Peter badge is a special award given to Blue Peter viewers and fans. Badge owners can gain free entry into over 200 Blue Peter Badge Attractions around the country, like theme parks, zoos and castles.
Blue badges are awarded for sending interesting letters, emails, stories, pictures, poems, good ideas for the programme, and for having appeared on Blue Peter. Apply for a blue badge.
Once you've got a blue badge you can apply for a silver badge, see below for details.
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 picture or a poem. Apply for a silver badge .
Green badges are awarded for sending in letters and pictures that are about the environment, conservation or nature. Apply for a green badge .
Orange badges are given to winners and runners up of Blue Peter competitions. To win one of these badges you will have to enter a Blue Peter competition.
Purple badges are awarded for sending in a review of a Blue Peter episode. Print off the Purple Badge Form , fill it in and send it to the address on the form.
Sport badges are awarded when you inspire a friend to take up a new sport, you aren't able to apply for one just yet but the Sport badge will be back for Summer 2015, so keep checking back on the Blue Peter website to find out more!
Gold badges are very rare indeed. Each year only a few are awarded in exceptional circumstances for outstanding achievements, for example being responsible for saving someone's life, or showing amazing and unique bravery, courage and citizenship. Apply for a gold badge .
On very rare occasions, extraordinary grown-ups can also be awarded with a Gold Blue Peter badge. Recipients are high profile personalities who are considered to be role models, inspiring the nation’s children.