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.    

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.

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

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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