March 14, 2022 at 10:14 am #39313Perrin FoxModerator
Are you lacking inspiration to use food, farming and the natural environment more often in your setting? Read on for free resources…
Have you checked out the Countryside Classroom website lately? If you are keen to bring more outdoor learning to your young people then it is worth a visit! Here is an idea of what is on offer if you use this LINK
“Countryside Classroom helps teachers to find resources, places to visit and school support relating to the themes of food, farming and the natural environment. Our site contains a range of quality assured educational content from hundreds of contributors.
We aim to inspire and enable teachers to use food, farming and the natural environment more often, in and out of the classroom, because we want all children to have the opportunity to learn about and experience these essential topics.
Countryside Classroom is a managed by a partnership of organisations that represent the very best in food, farming and environment education. We are committed to working together to increase the quality of our services and reduce duplication in the sector.”
There are sections for EYFS, K/S1 and K/S2 so you’re sure to find something around food, farming and the Natural Environment to enthuse your class. Try some of these links:
You can search by age or curriculum topic to find 1000s of free resources.
One of our favourites is the section, ‘Wonderful Woodland’ suggests:
‘… why not use these resources to inspire your students about the importance of trees and how to sustainably manage them for future generations?’
So what are you waiting for? Check them out now and see if your class cohort can become part of the growing number of young people whose attainment and mental well being are being improved by more outdoor learning.