How to earn Blue Peter badges

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There are eight badges you can earn...

Below is a list of all the Blue Peter badges you can apply for. Please note that the application process for each badge is different, so click on the link under each badge to get instructions on how to earn that badge.

For more details it is important to check here too: Blue Peter Badges – please read before applying!

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. 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 badge, see below for details.

Green badge

Green badges are awarded for showing us how much you care about nature, the environment and sustainability and telling us what you do to help to protect our planet. Earn your Green badge by answering our super-sustainability questions and uploading your photos and artwork inspired by nature and the environment. Find out how to apply for your Green Badge here!

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.

Purple 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. You can apply online, or print off the Purple badge form, fill it in and send it to us by post! Find out more about applying for a Purple Fan Club badge.

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. You can apply online, or print off the Music badge form, fill it in and send it to us by post! Find out more about applying for a Music badge.

Sport badge

The Sport badge is awarded for getting active and trying a sport that you have never tried before.

Find out more about how to apply for your Sport badge here and check out the amazing design by surfer and skateboarder Sky Brown.

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).

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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