Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum

* The starred programmes below indicate there is still availability in Summer 1 and Summer 2. These are at the Attenborough Arboretum site.
 Programmes not starred are at the Botanic Garden. Availability on 3rd July and after 12 July.
 Bookings are being taken for 2024/5.

 Programme  Topic  F  KS1  KS2
Archaeology Discover history through archaeological evidence      +
*Autumn/Spring Seasons for EYFS/Yr1 + Yr1
*Bear Hunt English and Art for Foundation children +    
Elmer Based on David McKee's story 'Elmer and the Lost Teddy'. English, art and science + Yr1
Global Fruit Trail World fruits, science, global trade, sustainability. Make a fruit kebab Yr4/5/6
Habitats and Adaptations Activities on six different habitats Yr2 +
International Sport?  Compare the climates and plant life in competing countries. Plus a simulation exercise about the pros and cons of hosting an international sporting event +
Islamic Art   Plants in Islamic Art. Create own work using stencils      +

Journeys to Christmas

Decorations, Christmas story and gifts  +  +  Yr3/4
Life Cycles A selection of activities on plant and animal life cycles +
Maths Trail Differentiated maths activities in the Botanic Garden + +
People and their Homes  Learn about people and their homes and gardens who lived on a locally significant site +
Plants Wow! An introduction to the exciting world of plants + Yr3
Rainforests See our rainforest glasshouse, compare with other habitats, make a Henri Rousseau picture +
Sculpture Learn more about our permanent sculpture collection, make a clay sculpture and a natural sculpture. + +
Understanding and enjoying the outside  A series of activities to enhance understanding of the British countryside   + Yr3/4
Waste Busters Follow a trail and learn about reusing, recycling and composting + +
Whole World Cake Plants, food and people + Yr3/4
Winter Woodlands Footprints, shelter building, painting cloth with fruit dyes, Tree ID, exploring Yr2 Yr3/4
*Woodland Adventures A selection of half-day activities from: Trees, Minibeasts, Animal Homes, Green Man Masks, Parts of Plants, Orienteering, Smartest Giant + + +
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