The Deadly 60 star, 50, has three children with wife Helen Glover: Logan, five, and three-year-old twins Willow and Kit.
The dad-of-three took to Instagram this week to show the aftermath of the storm near their home, with entire roads and fields completely flooded – as his children paddled a canoe to school.
In the video, one child paddles down a flooded road, while one sits at the head of the canoe, and another sits on Steve’s shoulders as he wades through the flood in wellies.
He captioned the adventurous video: ‘The school run/paddle.’
Steve made sure his kids got to school (Picture: Instagram/ Steve Backshall)
The school run became a true adventure (Picture: Instagram/ Steve Backshall)
The area Steve lives with his family was completely flooded by recent bad weather (Picture: Instagram/ Steve Backshall)
The brilliant clip had a huge reaction from Steve’s 288,000 followers, with Countdown star Carol Vorderman sharing her joy, writing: ‘Aaawwww!’
Actress Jennifer Perry urged the family to ‘stay safe,’ while Lucy Young said: ‘Love this, what a special time’ – and even offered to give them a ‘tow out’ if needed.
It comes after Storm Henk battered the UK with strong winds and heavy rain, with train lines hit by fallen trees, flooding and power cuts around the country.
The naturalist has previously spoken of the importance of adventure and keeping fit in his family (Picture: Getty Images for Mountain Warehouse)
There were more than 300 flood alerts across the UK including a severe warning – meaning danger to life – on the River Nene in Northampton.
The star has been vocal in the past about the importance of regular movement in his life and that of his young family.
Along with his wife Helen, the keen adventurer penned a book on how to keep outdoor activities entertaining for little ones.
Speaking about Wildlings, the famous face told The Irish Times: ‘It’s really well-documented how much people, and particularly young people, get from the outdoors, and how much they can lose from a disconnect with it.
‘You can see the change in kids the second they get outside and are doing something fun and active and different, and something that challenges them in a variety of ways.’
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