Take a deep breath, follow your nose and smell some of nature’s best scents.
Did you know?
Nature’s smells (flowers, cut grass, wild herbs) help us to feel happy. Remember when you are out in nature to be considerate of others, do not make too much noise and do not pick the wildlfowers, leave them for others to enjoy the smell just like you.
Explore your nature
Throw fallen leaves in the air – what does it smell like?
Find some colourful flowers and give them a sniff – do you think the bees are attracted to the scent?
Look for herbs in your nature spot, how many different yummy smells can you find?
- Create a smell map of your nature spot.
- Record all your new smells in your nature journal. If you dont have one already you can make one, see instructions below.
- Do the smells change with the seasons?
- Find out if you can cook with any of the plants?