Explore nature

'Explore nature' is an activity to explore different ways we connect with our natural environment.

A Fortune Teller activity to explore different ways we connect with our natural environment. Use it to grow interest by giving the children ideas, time and opportunity to fully immerse themselves in nature. How could their opportunity to connect with nature be improved?

You can download your own fortune teller activity. If you'd like further instruction, we have a 'how-to' you can download too, here.

  • Support peer interaction, questioning and listening.
  • Give pupils time and purpose to be outside. Opportunities to be outdoors and ‘be mindful’ benefit children’s health and well-being, reducing stress, anxiety and depression and improving concentration and focus.
  • Encourage pupils to use their senses and explore their environment. These varied, first-hand experiences could be used as starters for writing tasks or other creative activities. Develop close observation skills, beneficial to all subjects.
  • Increase pupils’ vocabulary and extend their use and understanding of nature words.