Thursday, 17 February 2022
LEAF Education

Need some inspiration for World Book Day? This exciting range of videos, worksheets and activity ideas are sure to make Thursday 3rd March a big hit with your students!

Ages 3 - 6

  • This brilliant Books and Activities to Share Outdoors booklet newly launched by LEAF Education contains 10 carefully chosen picture books and 32 activity suggestions perfect for teachers, parents, farm educators and forest school leaders!
  • Follow the story of The Runaway Pea that bounces around the kitchen and goes on a hilarious adventure after escaping from the dinner plate.  Use the video along with the themed English and maths worksheets to enjoy this funny story. 
  • Join Sam as he meets the new lambs on the farm and tells the story of Curly Sheep who is having a really bad hair day! Then join Bobbie to discover why sheep are sheared in the summer.
  • Former Welsh Regional Educational Consultant, Beth Simons, reads ‘Methu Symud’, by Heather Amery and Anna Milbourne. It’s a charming tale about the adventures of Wichyn, a piglet who goes in search of extra breakfast, only to get himself into a spot of trouble! The reading is recorded on Beth’s home farm in Pembrokeshire.

Ages 7 - 11

  • Use this terrific Telling Stories and Writing Poems video produced by LEAF Education to spark some inspiration whilst taking your students into the great outdoors.
  • Sample this super Stick Man inspired resource provided by Social Farms & Gardens as part of their World Book Day celebrations and learn how to make a natural mobile.
  • This Poetree resource by Learning through Landscapes is perfect for making a simple creative writing lesson outdoors, using a tree and all the pupils' senses to support them in writing a poem.
  • All over the country, there are words disappearing from children’s lives. These are the words of the natural world- otter, bramble and acorn are all gone. The Lost Words book and this resource aim to use a range of poems by Robert Macfarlane and beautiful illustrations by Jackie Morris to capture the magic of language and nature. The challenge cards help to facilitate the opportunity for children to think about the world around them in lots of interesting and informative ways.
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LEAF Education works to engage, motivate, and inspire young people through experiential learning in order to equip our future generations with a balanced and informed insight into food production, farming and the environment. As the leading agri-education organisation we connect farmers, teachers, and young people, to support our future generations...    Read More
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