Plant Seekers

Activity summary

  • Activity categorised as Educational
  • Suitable for:
    • Children
  • Relevant to national curriculum subjects:
    • Art & Design and Arts Award
    • Design & Technology
    • English
    • Geography
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Education
    • Science

About this activity

Walk around the parks and learn about the range of wild and cultivated plants that make up our modern landscapes, starting to differentiate what proportion of our planted gardens are indigenous, or have been introduced historically from foreign origins.

Pupils can: do their own plant surveys, make observational drawings, use their findings as inspiration for creative writing and discussion.

Please be aware that some plants, berries and fungi are poisonous.

Suitable for KS2, adaptable for KS1

Useful documents

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