Children look at how plants grow from seeds, the parts of a plant and their flowers. We go on a flower hunt to find some of our favourite flowers, including tree flowers. The children then use flowers in a craft activity before planting their own tree to take home.
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Enter the world of the Woodland Fairies. See if you can see some fairies, or find evidence that they are in the woodland. Have a go at making a fairy house and/or garden, fairy food, making fairy wands and making up spells.
We're Going On A Bear Hunt
Go on an exciting adventure using your senses to overcome obstacles, follow signs, make journey sticks and after the adventure, have a Teddy Bear's Picnic.
The Bad Tempered Ladybird
Inspired by this popular story, children go on a ladybird hunt. They learn about the lifecycle of ladybirds. They use ladybirds to sort numbers/colours and identify patterns. Children make ladybirds from a variety of natural materials as well as a ladybird home to take back to your setting.
A Bee Story
Learn about bees, what they look like and how to tell the different types by their colours. Take a 'bee's eye' view of the World and use your senses to explore colour, taste, smell and touch. Learn how important bees are to us and Nature and make a beeswax candle to take home.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Using the well-loved story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar as a starting point, children find out about the stages in the lifecycle of a butterfly. They then go on a butterfly/caterpillar hunt. They make Elder caterpillars and leaf/flower butterflies. We find out what butterflies like to eat and make a butterfly feeder to take home.