These hands-on resources include outdoor activities, in-class experiments, and school-wide projects that will engage your students to connect with nature and wildlife in an interactive way that is fundamentally based on inquiry-based learning.
This authors of this site have created and collected a whole slew of fun ways to support outdoor learning in nature. Remember, these forest school nature activities and outdoor learning ideas for kids are only suggestions.
These are individual lesson and topic ideas sourced from a broad range of experts and organisations. You’ll see that we’ve concentrated on inspiration, leaving the planning of how the activity will be delivered up to the person that knows their class and environment the best — you.
The beautiful thing about outdoor and forest games is that the younger, as well as the older kids, can playfully learn about nature. There is a whole range of games where you can implement components of plants, trees or stones, etc.
Learning about our environment can be fun! These science games are engaging, they can be adapted to your specific lesson objective, and they challenge students to put their new knowledge into practice.