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Forest visits and free resources

Free resources

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Forest visits

We are delighted to be able to welcome back school and group visits to the nation's forests. You will need to book in advance, before visiting the forest. Please contact your local learning team for more information.

Educational resources

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Learning Westonbirt
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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
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
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.
Boy looking at leaf learning
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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.
A view looking up on the Tall Trees Trail
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16 October 2020
KS2, KS3. An adaptable activity that uses trees as a way to think about our lives and all the wonderful things in them.
Tree Explorer activity pack
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16 October 2020
KS1 (age 5-7), KS2 (age7-11) Introduce young children to 3 different forestry related careers with this fun activity pack.
Deer True or False activity
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16 October 2020
KS1, KS2. A fun, interactive game that will get your class active whilst learning about British deer.
Bluebells True or False activity sheets
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16 October 2020
KS1, KS2. A fun, interactive game that will get your class active whilst learning about this enchanting flower.
Leaves against blue sky
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16 October 2020
KS1 (5-7), KS2 (7-11). Let trees inspire some creative writing with a selection of our favourite activities, designed to improve skills in reading, writing and spoken language.
Forest bathing at home activity sheets
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16 October 2020
KS2, KS3. Take part in this short activity to practise mindfulness with your class.

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