Get out into the wild at Leigh Woods – and learn at the same time!
All of these programmes are available as half day sessions: 9.30am – 11.45am or 12.45am – 3pm)
An exciting series of activities to help children learn why trees are so important- to humans and many other animals. Follow the hidden trail and discover why many plants and animals make their home in Leigh Woods. Then make a pot out of newspaper and plant a seed or nut to take back to school and watch it grow. If You Go Down to the Woods Today… info
The forest is home to very many plants and animals. In this introduction to habitats and food chains, discover what jobs the mini-beasts do in the woods, where they like to live (micro-habitats) and what they like to eat – or what eats them! Big Forest Bug Hunt KS1 info
First, we follow the dormouse’s story as we travel from tree to tree. Then, by becoming part of a ‘living tree’ and using the objects they find around them, children conjure up characters and ideas to create and perform their own narratives. Writing the Woodland info
Many city children rarely get the opportunity to experience a truly wild woodland habitat. This programme immerses them in the nature of Leigh Woods through a wide range of sensory games and activities, enabling them to return to school armed with new ideas, new vocabulary and a deeper understanding of the natural world. Woodland Wonders info
Cost : Half day – £4.80 (+VAT) per child, with accompanying adults free of charge
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