Please find below links to Forest School/Outdoor Learning activities which can be completed whilst at home.
Different viewpoint photography project
Take a picture from the view point of creatures in your garden
OPAL (Open Air Laboratories) website
Has lots of great outdoor activity suggestions, games, word searches and quizzes all related to nature and wildlife
Lichen Garden Survey
Carry out a lichen survey in your garden and draw or take pictures of what you find. Is the lichen the same in every part of the garden? Can you explain why this might be?
Use https://www.opalexplorenature.org/lichen-identification-guide to identify the lichen and explore more.
Mini beast Profile
Study a mini beast of your choice and create a fact file/poster for our pod.
Our hungry caterpillars will soon be ready for the next stage of their metamorphosis.
Do you know who Maria Merian is? Her birthday is coming up on 2nd April! Find out more about her and create a poster for the pod.
The Woodland Trust have lots of nature related activities
Garden Tree Identification
Can you identify the trees in your garden?
RSPB has lots of information, activities, games and stories
Use the RSPB site to identify the birds you see. Keep a tally chart.
Practice the knots you already know and learn some more that might be useful making dens or building structures outdoors.
If there is some good weather, could you make a ridge line to put up a tarp/sheet for a garden den?
Make a bug home.
Create some garden art! Take a photo of your art.
Build a fairy or goblin home in your garden. Take a photo of your home.
Tom and Anna in Year 6 recently led an assembly on hedgehogs. View their assembly information, the video they showed showing hedgehogs arriving in their garden and look at the website they created for ideas about how you can support hedgehogs in your garden or local area.