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FOREST SCHOOL CURRICULUM

Michaelmas Term

EYFS & Pre-Prep

  • Mini beast hunt

  • Clay owls

  • Story landscapes

  • Worm farms

  • Birds nest

  • Clay faces

  • Stick mobiles

  • Painting wooden discs

  • Sticky back nature plates

  • Animal homes and creations

  • Frozen nature/potions

  • Nature crowns

  • Giant bubbles

  • Clay impressions

Prep

  • Mini beast hunt

  • Stick towers

  • Clay owls

  • Story landscapes

  • Worm farms

  • Icarus challenge

  • Whittling and toasting marshmallows

  • Stick mobiles

  • Den building

  • Story sticks

  • Trust challenge

  • Root investigations

  • Ancients of the wood

  • Leaf activities/seed explorers

Spring Term

EYFS, Pre-Prep & Prep

  • Leaf/bark rubbing to find natural patterns

  • Clay impressions

  • Mini and large den building

  • Building towers from sticks, bricks and stone

  • Nature mobiles

  • Disc/stone painting

  • Giant bubbles

  • Nature dreamcatchers

  • Planting sunflowers

  • Easter garden

  • Planting vegetables

Summer Term

EYFS & Pre-Prep

  • Leaf/bark rubbing to find natural patterns

  • Building towers from sticks, stones and bricks

  • Nature weaving and making dreamcatchers

  • Building bird feeders

  • Floating nature (pinecones)

  • Mini beast hunt

  • Fairy bells

  • Muddy faces

  • Duplication game

  • Wishing tree

  • Clay play

  • Giant bubbles

Prep

  • Stick frames

  • Building towers from sticks, stones and bricks

  • Nature weaving and making dreamcatchers

  • Building bird feeders

  • Whittling and cooking s'mores

  • Trust exercises

  • Fairy bells

  • Making hot chocolate

  • Creating a cairn

  • Wishing tree

  • Clay play

  • Creating a labrinth