Our Scots Pine: Poster

Our Scots Pine: Poster

A beautiful poster of Scotland’s national tree “Our Scots Pine”, illustrated with a selection of the flora and fauna associated with the tree, as well as uses.

Tree Measuring

Tree Measuring

A range of activities to involve children in estimating and measuring the height and girth of trees. Curriculum for Excellence: Early  to Third and Fourth Levels

Woodland Learning Activity Postcard – My woodland journey

Woodland Learning Activity Postcard – My woodland journey

This is one in a series of  downloadable Woodland Learning activity postcards. This one describes how to create a woodland ‘journey stick’. 

Tree Stories (English)

Tree Stories (English)

A story about a Scottish tree for each month with supporting information folklore, recipes and facts about each tree.

Tree Stories was written by Claire Hewitt over a year and inspired by Highland Perthshire’s beautiful fauna and flora. Each story was created during the month with which its tree is linked in folklore.

Tree Stories is also available as a pdf in gaelic.

Early Years Practitioner Training Directory

Early Years Practitioner Training Directory

This is a training directory for Early Year’s practitioners who want to develop their outdoor learning practice.

It summarises courses that are or have been on offer to give a broad picture of what is available as well as where to find providers.

Notes for Swings and Things Forest Kindergarten course

Notes for Swings and Things Forest Kindergarten course

These are the notes from the Swings and Things Forest Kindergarten webinar course.

Wee Green Fingers Fun Pack

Wee Green Fingers Fun Pack

The Wee Green Fingers Fun Pack – biodiversity gardening for young children.

Games, activities and ideas for young children to have fun in the garden with through exploration and discovery, created by Outdoor and Woodland Learning Scotland (OWLS) and Scottish Natural Heritage. 

Summary of Training Available in Outdoor Learning for Early Years Professionals

Summary of Training Available in Outdoor Learning for Early Years Professionals

This is a summary of training opportunities available in Scotland in Outdoor Learning for Early Years Professionals for Forest Kindergarten etc. Updated Dec 2019.

Get set grow!: resource cards

Get set grow!: resource cards

This resource explores what plants need to grow. It can be used in conjunction with Seed dispersal: activities and games.  It is most suitable for Curriculum for Excellence First and Second Levels. 

This resource was produced by Natural Resources Wales. We are in the process of updating it for the Scottish curriculum. 

Seed dispersal: resource cards

Seed dispersal: resource cards

This resource expores the different methods used by plants to disperse their seeds. It is designed to be used in conjunction with Seed Dispersal: activities and games.  It is most suitable for Curriculum for Excellence First and Second Levels. 

This resource was produced by Natural Resources Wales. We are in the process of updating it for the Scottish curriculum. 

Seeds, leaves and trees: Resource Cards

Seeds, leaves and trees: Resource Cards

This resource illustrates the seeds and leaves of a range of trees. It is most suitable for Curriculum for Excellence First and Second Levels. It is  designed to be used in conjunction with Seed dispersal: activities and games.

This resource was produced by Natural Resources Wales. We are in the process of updating it for the Scottish curriculum. 

Branching out into books

Branching out into books

A list of woodland themed books for Early Years and Curriculum for Excellence Level 1.

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