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Wednesday, 20 July 2022
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Have a super summer outdoors using this spectacular range of activities perfect for encouraging children to explore and experiment.

Ages 4 - 6

Ages 7 - 11

  • Try this Summer Crafts resource which has perfect ideas for practical activities using natural materials to create decorative items such as topiary pots, wall hangings and scented wreaths. It includes ideas for selling the products to raise much needed funds.
  • 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 produced by the National Trust has proven popular with teachers looking to set stretching, fun and - above all - muddy homework over the holidays.
  • Think about how you could re-design an area of your garden or outside space to create a Corridor for Nature at your home with this creative resource produced by the Canal & River Trust.

Ages 11 - 16

  • Follow the path of the sun with this brilliant Shadow Art resource produced by Learning though Landscapes. A great fusion activity! Use art and design to gather information about a scientific process.
  • Why not organise a Community Clean Up Challenge using this brilliant resource produced by the Environment Agency, it provides everything you need to conduct a litter pick and gives all the reasons why it is so important to do!
  • Find out how to make your own paper with this Creative Arts resource by LEAF Education to create your personal story and to devise your own little book. Use the techniques with children to capture what was learnt on a farm visit or during another outdoor experience.
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