John Muir Schools' Award
We've teamed up with the John Muir Trust to offer an exciting new school accreditation - the John Muir Schools' Award.
Canal & River Challenge Badge
A badge syllabus full of waterway themed activities, suitable for Girlguiding and Scouting groups.
Visit with your family
Find a place to visit with your family.
Water safety activity booklets
Use these activities to encourage children to read, watch, do play and create as they learn about bridges.
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Building Bridges Activity Plan
This plan shows how you can help children learn about the different bridges found along canals and rivers. Use it to guide your learning.
Read what happened to the Macclesfield Bridge on the Regent's Canal.
Watch Charlie and Lucas build beam and arch bridges then have a go at building your own.
Building Bridges Guidance Notes
A how-to guide for teachers, parents and carers. These notes will help you do the Building Bridges Presentation with your learners.
Building Bridges Presentation
Do these activities to learn all about the different types of bridges on canals and rivers.
Building Bridges Practical Activities
Build and test beam, arch and cantilever bridges. Can you build a suspension bridge?
Yoga: Bridge Pose
Try the yoga bridge pose to make your body into the shape of a beam bridge.
Bridge Colouring Sheet
Colour outside of the lines to complete the bridge drawing.