Buildings and Grounds
Suitable for: KS1/2
The Woodland Trust provide a huge range of free, user friendly resources for woodland and outdoor based activities. There are sets of ID sheets and activities themed by the seasons.
Suitable for: KS 1 - 2
This is a curriculum-linked project that teaches primary aged children about potatoes. Register your school to receive a free potato growing kit, use the supporting lesson plans and worksheets and for a chance to win prizes and enter the competition once you have harvested.
Suitable for: KS2/3/4
A step by step guide with plenty of helpful photos showing you have to build your own plastic bottle greenhouse.
Suitable for: Primary / KS2
Maths and science-based activities around planning a school garden and auditing the wildlife.
Suitable for: Primary
Maths and science-based activity around looking for numbers in nature.
Suitable for: Primary Schools
Lots of great learning ideas encouraging children to be active in their school grounds.
Suitable for: KS1 and 2
The RSPB site have a variety of activities for encouraging birds and wildlife into your grounds.
Supporting Materials and Projects
The Woodland Trust provide packs of free trees for schools. They are generally small whips in packs in specific themed packs.
A guide from the John Muir Award detailing useful websites and help you can find for making a wildlife garden.
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