Staying safe in the forest pre-visit resource

Graphic design artwork banner showing leaves, twigs, pencils and example worksheet

Staying safe in the forest

Age suitability: KS2 (age 7-11)

Activity: preparing for a forest visit

These activities ask students to think about what hazards there might be in the forest and what they will need to do to keep themselves and others safe. The forest environment might be unfamiliar to your pupils, so these activities will help them to prepare.

Curriculum links:

  • PHSE¬†

This 11-page activity resource includes:

  • resource checklist
  • teacher instructions for two different activities
  • eight forest hazard photo pages
  • two-sided printable worksheet for pupils

Simply complete the form to download

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