Outdoor Learning

Engaging with nature and doing activities outdoors is good for your mental and physical health.

Please remember to always wash your hands after being outdoors and stay protected from the sun and prickly plants.

Here are some activities that you could do:

Grow a sunflower – https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/Resources/Activity/Grow-a-sunflower?returnUrl=%2FResources%2FFind-a-resource%3Fso%3D0%26pi%3D50%26ps%3D10%26f%3D1,1:%26page%3D6

Go on a walk or explore the garden and find the signs of summer using the spotter sheets – http://www.treetoolsforschools.org.uk/activitymenu/?cat=summer 

With adult support, create a mud picture or creature – http://www.treetoolsforschools.org.uk/activities/pdfs/pdf_mud_creatures.pdf

With adult support, create a butterfly feeder

Build a minibeast palace – http://www.treetoolsforschools.org.uk/activities/pdfs/pdf_minibeast_palace.pdf

Below are useful websites with more wonderful ideas:

RHS Grow your own fruit and vegetables – https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/grow-your-own

RHS School Gardening – https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/home

Wildlife Trust – https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/

National Trust – https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/things-to-do

Steve Backshall Live lessons on Wednesdays – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm-URP49TgSgyIU1rgh2m7A

RSPB Daily Wildlife Challenges – https://www.rspb.org.uk/

Bocketts Farm Park – https://www.bockettsfarm.co.uk/login/

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