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.

Identifying Trees

Identifying Trees

A new resource which is suitable for both experienced and novice practitioners guides you though how to teach about identifying trees.

The activities are classified for beginner, intermediate and experienced users.

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.

Jump into Nature P1-3

Jump into Nature P1-3

Jump into Nature brochure for Primary 1-3.

Jump into Nature P4-7

Jump into Nature P4-7

Jump into Nature brochure for Primary 4-7.

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. 

Carbon storage calculator – activity plan

Carbon storage calculator – activity plan

This activity plan highlights the importance of sustainably managing our natural resources, focusing on the important role trees have as a carbon store. It should be used in conjunction with the resources: Carbon – information note; Carbon equivalent – resource cards; Carbon calculator – worksheet. It is most suitable for pupils working at Curriculum for Excellence – Third and Fourth levels. 

Seed dispersal: information note

Seed dispersal: information note

This resource provides information on the range of ways plants use their environment to help them disperse their seeds. It is designed to be used in conjunction with Seed dispersal: activities and games and Seed dispersal: resource cards.  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. 

Carbon equivalents: resource cards

Carbon equivalents: resource cards

This resource indicates how much carbon is produced by various everyday activities, and to explore the role played by trees in storing carbon.  It is designed to be used in conjunction with Carbon storage calculator: Activity plan.  It is most suitable for Curriculum for Excellence Second  and Third Levels. 

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

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. 

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