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Young girl in yellow coat playing with pine needles on the forest floor

Age: KS2

Activities for: The classroom 

Subjects: PSHE, PE and English


Forests can have a positive effect on people’s physical and mental health. The beautiful surroundings, smells and sounds help us to relax and unwind, and feel calm. 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.