Forest School Links and Activities
Our lovely Forest School Teacher Sarah Allington has been busy putting some activities together for everyone. See below lots of outside activities that you can do in your garden or on your daily walk! Also, follow the link below for some great resources and visuals for nature activities for during self-isolation.
This short video explains the differences between moths and butterflies and what to look for so you can tell the difference - fascinating!
Go on a search for summer flowers, it could be in your garden, the school field or even on a family walk, see how many you can find.
Here is an activity to try, this sheet shows you how to make a twig raft, test it to see if it floats, maybe in a stream or pond (with your grown-ups) or even in the sink or bath!
Some ideas here for art ideas outside, natural paintbrushes are great!
Peregrine Falcons looking after their babies in the nest via this live webcam
and some lovely rainy day activites
Some lovely (free to access) books for children about hope:
This is a link to some great resources from The Wildlife Trusts for this period:
30 Days Wild pack from the Wildlife Trusts which starts in June and is free to sign up to here https://action.wildlifetrusts.org/page/57739/petition/1
See if you are lucky enough to spot a badger on this badger cam
Get out and spy on bees
Make your own bee craft
Make a nectar bar for butterflies
Sign up to the Wildlife Trusts 30 days wild activity here and print out your own pack
Why not spend some time learning about barn owls? Here is a barn owl cam, see if you can see one live!
Summer flowers search sheet for your walk in nature
Make a ladybird life cycle dial
Some really great resources for over the summer holidays!