Friday, 04 February 2022
Countryside Classroom

Do you teach or home school 4 - 5 year olds? If so this delightful range of resources dedicated to early years foundation stage will be just the thing to deliver the curriculum in a fun and exciting way!



  • Fallen leaves are used in this Spotty Leaves video produced by LEAF Education to make spectacular symmetrical pictures!
  • Baby farm animals are always a favourite with young children. Try this simple, hands on Bar Chart Activity to introduce a mathematical way of recording the most and least popular baby animals in your setting.


  • Seeds get around in all sorts of ways, on the wind, in running water, on, and inside, animals. But how do you get seeds into those hard to reach places? Make a seed bomb!
  • AHDB has produced these Farming Food For You posters to show life on the farm – how animals are reared and cared for, and how crops are grown and harvested. The six posters explore different farming sectors – dairy, beef, sheep, potatoes, cereals and pork.


  • Why not try this universally fun Art of Hape Zome activity by Learning through Landscapes which involves pounding plants to release their natural pigments into cloth!
  • Have a go at using this simple Model Sheep resource and allow children to decorate their own sheep. A chance to explore different sheep breeds or simply be creative.


Forest School

  • This Transforming Outdoor Learning in Schools: Lessons from the Natural Connections Project booklet provides school staff with an introduction to the value and impact of well-planned regular outdoor learning. This simple guide provides planning support and case studies to help teachers, schools and their networks develop outdoor learning.
  • Find out how to achieve a Climate Action Award with this brilliant initiative provided by our partners One Seed Forward and Garden Organic.
    Simply follow the links to sign up for your free brochure, pollinator poster and wildflower seeds for your schools.

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