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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

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.

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Ranger in a Bag

Our new resource, Ranger in a Bag, has everything you need for a fun-filled forest adventure - all zipped up in a handy backpack.

Educational resources

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Deer True or False activity
Family activity
28 April 2020
Do a deer's antlers fall off each year and regrow? What is the difference between a Royal stag and a Monarch? Download our game of Deer True or False to find out!
Bluebells True or False activity sheets
Family activity
27 April 2020
Download our game of True or False to learn more about these enchanting flowers and their history. 
Forest bathing at home activity sheets
Family activity
23 April 2020
Taking time to encourage children to use mindfulness is beneficial for their health and wellbeing. But how do we achieve this when we are staying at home?
Gruffalo party pack
Family activity
11 June 2019
Celebrate the Gruffalo's 20th birthday with a downloadable Gruffalo Party Pack. Pack a picnic and plan a trip to your local forest to enjoy this downloadable resource, packed full of activities to give you an unforgettable family day out.
Early years teacher's pack
PDF download
21 May 2019
The Early Years Teacher's Pack is a free learning resource, which contains curriculum-linked activities, to teach learners about forests and how they're looked after for people and wildlife.
Tree Explorer activity pack
Family activity
29 January 2019
Learn to love and care for the trees around you. Download the Tree Explorer activity pack to get a real understanding of the forest, and our role in helping them flourish.

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