Preschool and Foundation

Ecology Preschool programme
Ecology Preschool Programme - minibeasts
Ecology Preschool Programme - minibeasts

 

 

 

 

Visits are available all year round but please book early for the summer term as it is often fully booked.

Programme Description       Focus     
Nature Explorers Explore the woodland with a nature walk making sticky cards, sensory games and a hunt for minibeasts.  Science
Tree Trolls Create fantasy woodland creatures from natural materials Cross-curricular
Minibeasts To explore a woodland habitat for minibeasts/invertebrates To group and sort creatures Science
I Spy To know that there are a variety of common animals and to compare the structure of different groups of animals Science
Autumn Watch To increase understanding of why different seasons occur and the natural changes that take place as the seasons progress Science
Winter Watch To increase understanding of why different seasons occur and the natural changes that take place as the seasons progress Science
Spring Watch To increase understanding of why different seasons occur and the natural changes that take place as the seasons progress Science
Summer Watch To increase understanding of why different seasons occur and the natural changes that take place as the seasons progress Science
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Teachers' Testimonials

"The session was carefully planned for young children. Children were encourage to share their ideas and had the opportunity to use a variety of subject specific vocabulary."
Nursery Teacher St Thomas School

"The children loved searching for bugs!"
Nursery teacher, Chelsea Preprep
May 2014"Terrific"
Head of tadpoles Nursery

 

 

 

 

 

Tell us what you think. Your feedback is important to us

We aim to constantly improve our service to pupils and teachers. Teachers and group leaders are asked to complete a brief evaluation at the end of the visit. We always welcome suggestions on how to make your visit more effective and enjoyable, as well as new services you would like to see the Ecology Centre provide.

We use the following form to collect feedback from teachers after environmental education visits. Forms will also be given to teachers after the visit.