Animal Stories (Literacy)

This activity follows on from the animal tracks numeracy activity. Revisit the area you found animal tracks. Take a pencil and the word list with you and note down the words that you think will be useful for the story or drawing activity.

Animal Tracks (Numeracy)

This activity involves finding animal tracks outside, using track identification guides to work out what made the track and calculating how many toes you have found! For younger pupils these numbers can be used for practicing a variety of number processes. For older pupils use the tracks identified for more complicated problems and to create various times tables.    

Feeling Gauge – Reflection Activity

Based on the children’s film “Inside Out”. Discuss each character and their emotion, what the word means and different ways and sensations that express that feeling. Can be used for reflection at the start and end of sessions

Mud Kitchen

This is an activity about making a mud kitchen and using it to learn about measuring, estimating, basic fraction identification, literacy. Making mud pies and imaginary cooking using natural outdoor materials seems to have always been a part of playing outdoors. It’s a great way to engage with the outdoors and get hands on experience by exploring materials, role playing

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