Texture Walk

Texture walk: how place feelsThe simple act of taking a walk—a walk with a curricular focus or purpose—can havewonderful educational impacts. This imagination and inquiry-focused walk isdesigned to alert children to different aspects of the local natural world.Step 1For this activity begin with a brainstorm about ways to describe how things feel to the touch—smooth,Continue reading “Texture Walk”

Pond Dipping for Nature Detectives

Going pond dipping is a bit like carrying out a scientific experiment! What will you discover, who will spot the biggest animal, will you find more frogs or fish…? Turn your pond dipping adventure into a scientific experiment by making some predictions about what you might find, use the attached worksheets from the Woodland Trust to help you.

Exploring the seashore – learn about seaweeds and other algae

Leave No Trace Trainer Trainer Mairead takes us on a vitrtual journey as she explores the seashore and teaches some interesting facts about the seaweed and algae that you will find!  Explore more of the wonderful world that’s under the water along our coastline. Here are some additional exercises you can do after watching theContinue reading “Exploring the seashore – learn about seaweeds and other algae”