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Learning about Nature at home


 Spring into Spring !


 Take a look at the PDF below which contains lots of practical, fun and engaging activity ideas. There are lots of suggestions, as well as useful facts. You may wish to dip into this selection, modifying and adapting them to your child’s interests and to your context. There is an overarching theme of spring but this is a catalyst and your activities could lead into all kinds of new directions. These learning opportunities are about shared experiences and about having fun. Nature activities may be limited to your garden, window box or a book but so many new skills and insights can be acquired. Be creative and utilise what you have around your home. Most importantly, have fun !

Wildlife Trust Activity Sheets 

Illustrated nature activity sheets. You can use these activity ideas to work towards a Wildlife Watch award. 

  Links to useful websites for nature-based activity ideas

 The Thames Basin Heaths Partnership webpage full of exciting nature-based activities. The activities are all designed to help you connect with nature and to encourage people to discover the wildlife that is all around them.

These home learning packs have been compiled by the Young People’s Trust for the Environment to support you whilst your children are at home during the Covid-19 lockdown. New packs are being released each week and this is the first one.

Nature based activities to do in your home or garden

Lovely practical activity ideas from the RSPCA, have some fun with some animal crafts!