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.

If you love Blue Peter, why not check out the Blue Peter Fan Club!

You must be aged between 6 and 15 years old to apply for a Blue Peter badge.

Your application could be a letter, poem, picture or story for example, and must also include a message at least 50 words long, explaining which Blue Peter badge you are applying for and why you deserve to be awarded one.

Please put in as much effort as you can - make sure your application stands out from the thousands we receive!

Getting your badge

We get so many fantastic letters sent into us that it might take about 10 weeks for your badge to arrive, but don't worry, your badge will be with you soon!

About the different Blue Peter badges.....

Blue Badge

Blue Badges are awarded for sending interesting letters, stories, makes, pictures, poems, good ideas for the programme, and for having appeared on Blue Peter. Find out how to post your application and what to include here.

Once you've got a Blue Badge you can apply for a Silver or a Diamond Badge, see below for details. 

If you have already earned a Blue Badge, you can't be awarded another one.

Diamond badge

Diamond Badges are awarded for sending in a special Diamond Badge application form. To be successful, you must think about your answers, put in lots of extra effort (because it is for Blue Peter’s Big Birthday!) and complete the form in detail. Apply for your Diamond Badge now – it’s limited edition and only available in 2018!

Green badge

Green Badges are awarded for sending in letters, pictures and makes that are about the environment, conservation or nature. Find out how to post your application and what to include here!

If you have already earned a Green Badge, you can't be awarded another one.

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. Find out how to post your application and what to include here.

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.

Purple Badge

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 Badge

Applications for the 2018 Sport Badge are open until 30th September. Print off the Sport Badge form, fill it in and send it to the address on the form.

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).

On very rare occasions, extraordinary adults can also be awarded a Gold Blue Peter Badge. Recipients are high profile personalities who are considered to be role models, inspiring the nation's children.

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