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Forest visits and free resources

Free resources

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Forest visits

We’re delighted to welcome school and group visits to the nation's forests. Find your local forest to see what type of educational visit they offer. You need to book in advance before visiting and your local learning team will support you to plan your perfect visit.

Educational resources

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Superworm with educational activity sheets
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Superworm activity sheets
Early years and KS1. Bring to life the Superworm book with our super educational activity sheets.
Boy holding bug pot
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The Forest Code for Minibeast Hunting
Follow our Forest Code for Minibeast Hunting and help care for the forests’ smallest creatures.
Woman doing yoga pose among the trees
Video
02 November 2021
Forest yoga for teachers. Join in with our 20 minute guided yoga session in a peaceful forest.
Looking up
Video
02 November 2021
KS1, KS2. A fun way to measure the height of a tree using a stick
Autumn Leaves
Video
02 November 2021
KS2, KS3. An introduction to Autumn leaf changes.
Forest of Dean River Landscape
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Climate Change education resources
KS3. Our resources will help teachers explain how sustainable forest management can help combat the nature and climate crisis and how everyone can do their bit to help
A close-up of three children examining the trunk of a tree in the forest
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14 July 2021
Early years, KS1, KS2 A set of 19 colourful posters to help identify some common tree species.
Woman teaching yoga in the forest
Video
11 March 2021
KS2. Take your class on a 12 minute woodland adventure with Karen.
Young girl in yellow coat playing with pine needles on the forest floor
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05 November 2020
KS2. You may not be able to visit a forest right now but here are some ways you can connect to nature and bring the forest into your classroom.
Woman sat on grass in sunshine in yoga pose
Video
23 October 2020
For teachers. Enjoy a 5 minute guided audio meditation session through a peaceful forest to help you de-stress and relax after a long day.
Children running on muddy forest path in wellies
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23 October 2020
KS2, KS3. Bring your class together with 2 simple activities that encourage students to discuss their dreams and hopes for the future.
Two boys look closely at the leaves on a tree
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23 October 2020
KS2 and KS3. Three simple 30 minute activities that connect children to nature and inspires some creative writing.

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