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Forest visits and free resources

Free resources

Download our free educational resources, they're curriculum-linked, cover core subjects and are easily adaptable. Find the resource you're interested in, be it activity sheets, lesson plans or bigger teaching packs, and fill in your email to get the resource downloaded straight away. 

Forest visits

Looking for a trip with a difference? Find a forest to inspire your group and get them learning outside in the fresh air with hands-on activities.

Educational resources

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Zog Activity Sheets
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16 October 2020
Early years, KS1. Bring this popular book to life and create your own Madam Dragon's school with some of our favourite craft activities and quizzes.
Highway rat activity sheet examples
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16 October 2020
Early years, KS1. Bring this famous book to life with our fun craft activity sheets.
Tree Trumps card game
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16 October 2020
Suitable for KS1 and above. Download your very own set of Tree Trumps and discover more about the trees growing near you.
Long walking path running through forest
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10 September 2020
A fun interactive game for all ages. Can you name a bird that lives in the forest or something made from wood?
Timber stack in the woods with a forwarder placing logs in the distance
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10 September 2020
Fun for all ages. Discover how we manage the nation's forests with our fun spotter sheet.
Forestry England staff planting trees
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10 September 2020
Fun for all ages. From dog walkers to bike riders, how many different recreational activities can you spot?
Birds feeding at wildlife hide at fineshade wood
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10 September 2020
Fun for all ages. What wildlife will you spot in the forest?
Looking closely at a leaf
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10 September 2020
Fun for all ages. How many trees can you identify?
Forest at night
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10 September 2020
KS1 (age5-7) Fun quizzes and facts that can be used to introduce your class to the animals that visit the forest under the cover of darkness.
Young girl learning with parent
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10 September 2020
Forests are great places for finding and collecting natural materials. With very little equipment, you and your class will be able to build some exciting and innovative structures in your local woodland.
Girl and boy painting in the forest
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10 September 2020
Forests are great places to inspire creativity. Take your class for a visit to your local forest, and collect materials to make wonderful pieces of natural art.
Boy looking at leaf learning
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10 September 2020
All our forests are located within the temperate forest biome and are perfect places to learn about native woodlands and how they contrast to tropical rain forests.

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