Outdoor Learning

Here you'll find our weekly outdoor learning challenge.

Forest School Activity of the week! 

15th March 2021

Natural Paint Brushes! 

Research Activity:

https://www.messylittlemonster.com/2015/07/stick-craft-nature-paintbrushes.html#:~:text=Making%20the%20nature%20paint%20brushes,bands%20aren't%20too%20tight

This website gives you lots of ideas on how to make natural paint brushes – Have some fun thinking about what you could use. 

Practical Activity:

Having seen these ideas get outside and have a go yourself. 

https://www.funkidslive.com/summer-challenge/make-paints-plants-berries-powders/

Make your own paints – use your own paint brush to create your own pictures. 

22nd March 2021. 

Build a birds nest. 

Research Activity:

Research Google How do birds build their nests? 

Watch this video 

How to build a bird's nest using natural resources 

Outdoor Activity:

Having seen these ideas get outside and have a go yourself. Use your imagination!! Use lots of sticks! 

Indoor Activity:

You use any material to create your birds nest – bring sticks and other materials from outside. Could make a birds nest from chocolate and cornflakes? 

Holidays Activity

29th March - 10th April

Build a home for an animal. 

Research Activity:

What is your favourite wild animal? 

Research Google what your animal needs in a home. 

Go to this website and research how you could build a home for wildlife. 

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/no-36-make-a-home-for-wildlife 

Design your own ideas. 

Outdoor Activity. 

Having seen these ideas get outside and have a go yourself. Use your imagination!! Remember you could build a model of your design. 

Indoor Activity: 

You could build your design ideas out of lego or blocks. 

Remember to photograph your sticks and put them on your Classes Dojo or our Facebook page.