Suitable for Years 3-4, March to November
Sustainability, habitats, deforestation, animals in the environment, plants are essential to life.
- Discuss the potential human impacts on the woodland environment.
- Name some positive woodland management techniques.
- Recognise that forests are important habitats around the world.
- Understand the importance of stewardship and know what humans can do to help.
Arboretum explore - use our spotter guide to find signs of woodland management techniques at Westonbirt.
Wildlife discovery - find evidence for the living things that are using trees for shelter or food.
Shrinking forest - a game that looks at the importance of trees to animals and people and the need to manage our forests sustainably.
Treasure in the trees - find the man-made objects hidden in amongst the trees before sorting the items, considering Forestry Stewardship Council® (FSC®), licence code FSC-C123214, accreditation and the positive action they can take.
Forests for the future - design and build a model of a sustainable woodland for wildlife and people out of natural materials.