Flying Leaves- Static electricity experiment KS2 This static electricity experiment for children (KS2) with flying leaves can help them begin to think about electricity and make links to experiences they … Continue Reading Flying Leaves – Static electricity experiment KS2
Outdoor Problem Solving Activities KS2 – Learning Maths Outdoors These are some ideas for outdoor problem solving activities for KS2 to help children with learning maths outdoors. One of the … Continue Reading Outdoor Problem Solving Activities KS2- Learning Maths
Activities to Teach Literacy Outdoors – Teaching Reading and Writing Outside There has been lots of research to show the benefits of learning outside, so these are some of my … Continue Reading Ideas to Teach Literacy Outdoors – Reading & Writing
Active Maths Ideas & Outdoor Maths Games It’s great to get children to take learning outside so we will look at some active maths ideas, including some outdoor maths games … Continue Reading Active Maths Ideas & Outdoor Maths Games
Outdoor Maths Activities KS2 – Teaching Maths Outside I have put together some fun outdoor maths activities for KS2 to support teaching maths outside. Teaching maths outside is a wonderful … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities KS2 – Teaching Maths Outside
Outdoor Maths Activities KS1 -Maths Outdoor Learning The following is a list of some of my favourite outdoor maths learning activities for KS1 (Key stage 1 – ages approximately 5-7). … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities KS1 -Maths Outdoor Learning
Sowing & Spreading Wild Flowers with Seed Bombs Sowing and spreading wild flowers with seed bombs is a fun activity for children and a great way to help the environment. … Continue Reading Sowing & Spreading Wild Flowers with Seed Bombs
Bird Feeder without peanut butter (How to make suet cake) We have been doing lots of activities to help us observe winter wildlife in our garden. This has included getting … Continue Reading How to Make a Bird Feeder without Peanut Butter (Suet Cake)
Outdoor Autumn & Winter Garden Activities for Children While there is much to do in gardens in the spring and summer, people don’t tend to think about outdoor autumn and … Continue Reading Outdoor Autumn & Winter Garden Activities for Children
Pinecone birdfeeders for outdoor learning in preschool and elementary school Making pinecone birdfeeders is a great outdoor learning activity in preschool. *Please note- this activity cannot be done with children … Continue Reading Pinecone Birdfeeders for Outdoor Learning in Preschool
The Benefits of Gardening and Planting Bulbs for Kids We will look at the benefits of gardening for children and the best planting bulbs for kids. Planting bulbs with children … Continue Reading The Best Gardening Bulbs for Kids
Teaching Length to Kindergarten Children – Ordering Sticks by Length This post focuses on teaching length to Kindergarten children or children just beginning to learn about measuring with length. When … Continue Reading Teaching Length to Kindergarten Children Using Sticks
Shapes with Sticks – Learning Outdoors through Play Making shapes with sticks is a fantastic hands-on way for children to explore the properties of shapes. Children can apply their knowledge … Continue Reading Shapes with Sticks – Learning Outdoors through Play
Teaching Kids about Gardening- Collecting Seeds from Flowers Teaching kids about gardening is a great way to get children outdoors and to introduce them to the world of flowers and … Continue Reading Teaching Kids about Gardening- Collecting Seeds
Outdoor Nature Art Activity Miniature Nature Collages are a great outdoor art activity for children. They are a creative way for children to explore properties and colours, with adjectives such … Continue Reading Outdoor Nature Art Activity- Miniature Nature Collages
The following post contains a range of different autumn leaf activities for children that are related to the autumn season. I’ve done some of these at home with my children and others I have used as teaching activities in school. They all have a teaching and learning objective in mind, but some of them are focused on creative arts and design, whilst others are maths or science focused.
Children enjoy playing with rocks and they can be put together in a range of different ways to make exciting and beautiful artworks.
My children love playing with rocks and pebbles in the garden. Writing numerals and sets of dots on them provides an opportunity for them to see and use numerals during their everyday play. Having these around for children to play with allows them to become familiar with numerals and numbers and gives them the opportunity for them to incorporate them into their daily play.