Look at the patterns found in nature and encourage children to use the natural world as inspiration for their art. Activities involve skills such as art, literacy and evaluating work.
- Art education pack (PDF, 250KB)
Register with the Royal Forestry Society website to download their free art worksheet on shapes in the woods.
Back in the classroom, you can also do our fingerprinting activity (Word, 263KB).
Activities in this pack can be done at any time of year, although autumn is a particularly fun time for visiting woods.
- Woodland tales instructions (PDF, 226KB)
If you are working with a group of 30, we recommend taking two copies of the instructions and five copies of the Story Stick (PDF, 405KB).
After your visit, try our woodland tales follow-up activities (Word, 261KB).
Explore how our senses of sight, touch, smell and hearing can help us to learn about the natural environment.
- Senses education pack (PDF, 245MB)
Everything you need for this activity is in the downloadable pack.