A-Z of Nature

Identify things in nature and write them down to help with writing skills and spelling. This can be carried out by writing and drawing or by simply taking a walk and playing a nature eye spy version paying attention to the senses and detail of the natural object that you find. Could be linked in with The Lost Words Activity.

Create a Treasure Hunt Trail

Work in teams to create treasure hunt trail clues and ask someone to follow them to see if it works. This is best done outside in a garden or an outdoor space that is not too big. Create 5 clues, each one will lead the players of the treasure hunt to the next clue.

Creative Photography

The creative photography activity can be as structured (or not) as desired, based on age group and abilities. It can also be used as inspiration for exploring the outdoors, without necessarily needing cameras.

Explore Like a Victorian

It was during the Victorian period that many plants and animals were given the names we now use to label them. Imagine you have travelled back in time and you find yourself in the late 1800s; the time when this was all happening. Like famous nature explorer, John Muir, you are setting off to discover the natural world and name

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

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