With lots more people having the time to go for a walk or go out on their bikes and scooters, it gives us plenty of opportunity to notice and appreciate the nature around us. You've found and identified birds already, so this week's challenge is to become leaf detectives!
Download the leaf detective sheet below and use it to identify the trees in your local area or maybe even your garden or street. You could also collect some of these leaves and create a 'leaf animal' using the example sheet.
You can also choose one of the following experiments:
(Remember, your adults are only going shopping when they really need to, so if you don’t have these resources at home, we’ll save the experiments for another time J):
(For parents: The children do not need to understand the science behind these activities, but will find them fun and interesting!)