Flower crowns are a lovely nature craft and forest school activity. You can use them on a nature walk to explore the plants you discover along the way and tell the story of your walk through the treasures you find. Flower crowns also make a lovely spring flower craft and a great headdress for a Beltane celebration.
Take your learning outdoors into the fresh air! Here’s our archive of forest school activities for outdoor classrooms
35 forest school activities for outdoor classrooms
These simple leaf math games for preschool let you take your learning outdoors for some hands-on fun.
Here’s a glitter butterfly craft from our archive to celebrate the fact that we spotted our first butterfly in the garden this week!
Glitter Butterfly Craft [Read more…]
A favourite spot in our garden classroom, this fairy garden design is great for promoting magical imaginary play, and a delight for the senses.
How to make a fairy garden for magical imaginary play
Here’s how we combined the garden’s ingredients with some sensory and imaginary play this week: garden flower play dough.
Garden flower play dough recipe [Read more…]
We were lucky enough to attend a workshop with the textile artist BeckyAdams as part of the GobbleDEEbook Children’s Literature Festival. Becky introduced a creative writing idea that combined art, imagination and storytelling and invited everyone to make their very own Word Bird. Here’s how our little flock turned out, and how you can make some Word Birds with your own children.