With National Tree Week approaching why not use these resources to inspire your students about the importance of trees and how to sustainably manage them for future generations?
Ages 4 - 6
Designed to visually communicate the benefits of Woodland Management. You can print this poster off and take it into the field during outdoor education activities to help describe the benefits of woodland management to children and young people.
Part 1 of a series of six inspirational videos demonstrating how to use natural materials from farms and countryside to make a variety of arts and craft projects.
Fallen Leavesare used in this video to make spectacular symmetrical pictures!
A simple creative writing lesson outdoors called Poetree produced by Learning Through Landscapes, using a tree and all the pupils' senses to support them in writing a poem.
Ages 11 - 16
Agroforestry, as the name suggests, is a farming system which combines agriculture with trees and hedgerows. Agroforestry farms can be productive yet also contain high levels of biodiversity which benefits humans, animals and the environment.
This video produced by the National Gamekeepers Organisation demonstrates just some of the ways in which game & conservation managers conserve the balance and diversity of species in the Woodlands,an environment that is as important for biodiversity as it is for human wellbeing.
The Englefield Estate has produced a series of downloadable activity sheets covering topics including Food, Farming, Forestry and Wildlife, to provide a fascinating and entertaining resource for parents and guardians home-schooling their children.
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