Use the well loved story, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, to build confidence in descriptive language. Best introduced in a wonderful sensory environment such as a woodland, shore line or meadow, this lesson will encourage children to broaden their descriptive language and confidence as story tellers and story writers.
A brilliant way to develop D&T skills whilst getting closer to nature, this activity allows pupils (and teachers) to enjoy learning without worksheets, and shows that a classroom doesn’t need to have four walls! Investigate, design and build natural shelters with this fantastic cross-curricular lesson, created in partnership with One Tree Per Child. Explore what makes a good settlement, and look at dwelling designs across different time periods and different geographical locations.
Join the presenting team on Woolas Grange Farm to investigate using their senses and then create your own sensory trail using the lesson plan, recording templates and station ideas. A fantastic practical science lesson loved by learners.
Join three of intrepid explorers from Wombridge Primary School and Farmer Rob as they investigate the habitat of the hedgerow. Investigate the types of creature that live in this vital part of the farm and the amazing jobs that they do.
Focusing on the senses, students will explore sound to create a listening map, taste to enjoy a woodland picnic, touch to hug a tree, sight to match natural colours and smell to create a woodland perfume
Forests play an important role in all sorts of literature, providing symbols and settings in classic texts, fairy tales, modern children’s stories and poems. A visit to the forest with your class can inspire creative writing, imaginative language and vocabulary, as well as providing the backdrop for role play and performance.
Pupils become wildlife explorers for the day and discover some of the wonderful wildlife in their school grounds or local neighbourhoods. By using these resources alongside the free wildlife recording app iNaturalist, pupils can submit biological records to local and national databases, helping scientists and researchers gain a greater understanding of a region's biodiversity
What’s more exciting or compelling to children than minibeasts? In this session children use their senses to look, listen and touch their way around their outdoor space - encouraging a sense of curiosity that could lead to adventures and imaginative play. A lesson plan in which pupils explore their natural environment looking for minibeasts.
Key Stage 1 Shape work is an absolute gift when it comes to learning outside the classroom. It can provide you with the perfect opportunity to make Maths come to life and get some fresh air at the same time! With a little creativity you can cover all the objectives for Y1 shape work, and many of those for Year 2 with these engaging outdoor sessions.