Monday, 19 July 2021
Countryside Classroom

Use these exciting resources and fun activity ideas to inspire children to get outdoors over the summer holidays.

Ages 4 - 6
  • Use this Bumble Kids online resource with lots of information about bumblebees, how to encourage them and identify those you see, plus a range of activity sheets, crafts and games for children of different ages.
  • Use this 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 by the National Trust outdoor adventures to connect children with nature this summer.
  • Use this Plants for a Wildlife Garden resource by the Royal Horticulture Society to find out a selection of wild and cultivated plants that will attract birds, bees, bugs and butterflies to your wildlife garden.
Ages 7 - 11
  • Don't forget to send in pictures to [email protected] of your artwork using the grain art templates for the Beige is Beautiful Competition to be in the chance of winning some brilliant baking equipment!
  • The Countryside Classroom Passport is an ideal activity booklet to encourage young children to investigate a range of topical issues and  successfully completed passports posted in receive a certificate and a surprise craft activity.
  • Use this Countryside Code resource made by the CLA in collaboration with LEAF Education to encourage children to enjoy visits to the countryside at the same time as protecting wildlife and the environment and respecting other countryside users.
Ages 11 - 16
  • Looking for inspiration for somewhere to visit with your children this summer, then why not check out our Places to Visit section of Countryside Classroom for ideas?
  • Are you looking for something to keep the kids occupied, or want something a little different but still educational? You need the RBST Activity Sheets, the RBST have put together some fantastic farm and country activities for you to have a go at with your children.
  • Use this World Ocean Day Activity Pack by the Environment Agency to learn about the journey of plastics by navigating a series of online films and activities via this interactive map.
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