Resources

Over the next few weeks we will be introducing a range of resources for families to use at home with their children to help support their learning and development.

 

 

Activity Packs

 

We’re offering a range of activity packs to do with children over the coming weeks and months including some of our popular Tools4Kids workshops activities using recycled wood and materials from around your home and nature arts and crafts packs.  Check out our Activity Packs page for more information:

 

http://wildthingsscotland.co.uk/activity-page

 

Ebooks

 

We’ll also be introducing a range of ebooks to help promote nature connection and creativity with yourselves, your family and your children during this difficult time.  Plus ideas to take into local woodlands yourselves and enjoy a bit of time disconnecting from online.

 

http://wildthingsscotland.co.uk/ebooks

 

Online Resources:

 

Here we will list any useful resources we see come up to help people provide stimulation and enjoyment for the younger members of their family.

 

Outdoors and Up For it!

Sarah Blackwell has a fantastic resource called Outdoors and Up for It.  It’s a free online book which is linked to the four elements and each section has a minimum of 10 ideas, that over 40 in total!

 

Outdoors And Up For It! – Free Book

 

 

Muddy Puddles Teacher

Check out the Muddy Puddles Teacher for lots of great online resources for all ages:

 

https://themuddypuddleteacher.co.uk/resources/

 

The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust have a new activity page called Tools for Trees with a wide range of activities available for all:

 

http://www.treetoolsforschools.org.uk/categorymenu/?cat=activities

 

National Geographic

National Geographic Kids has a great page with fun links, activities and resources to keep wee ones occupied for hours:

 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

 

Foods to Grow!

For fun and also might be useful in times of shortage…25 foods you can regrow from your own kitchen scraps!

 

https://www.diyncrafts.com/4732/repurpose/25-foods-can-re-grow-kitchen-scraps

 

Outside Learning Made Easy

Outdoor Learning Made Easy are offering free online access to all parents and teachers during the Coronavirus Pandemic here:

 

FREE Parent Member resources to help ease stress during the coronavirus pandemic

 

Audible Free Books Download

Audible have released 100’s of titles for free to help during the Corona Virus outbreak to provide hours of lsitening fun for families:

 

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen