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Age: KS1 (age 5-7), KS2 (age 7-11)

Activities for: A forest visit

Curriculum links:

Science (Year 1 – 3): Plants; Animals including humans; Seasonal changes; Living things and their habitats; Working scientifically.

Forests are the perfect place to learn about trees and how important they are for people and wildlife, so print out this lesson plan and take your class or group to your local woodland to learn more about the terrific world of trees.

This lesson plan includes:

  • Pre-visit activities
  • A need-to-bring-checklist
  • Printable activity sheets to take with you
  • Extensions of activities
  • Post-visit activities
  • Discussion pointers