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.
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Water safety activity booklets
Canals and rivers are great places for wildlife. Use these activities and resources to encourage children to do, watch, play, create and read as they learn about canal and river habitats.
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Canal and River Habitats Activity Plan
This plan shows how you can help children to learn about the different habitats, wildlife and plants found along canals and rivers. Use the plan to guide your learning at home.
Canal and River Habitats Topic Pack
Read this pack to learn all about biodiversity, adaptations, life cycles, food chains and the habitats found in or next to canals and rivers.
Canal and River Habitats Activity Sheets
Choose some activities from this pack or do the whole thing, all you need is a pen, paper and some craft materials.
The Secret Life of a Dragonfly
Watch this video to learn everything you need to know about the life cycle of a dragonfly.
Food Chain Games
The games slider has several games about habitats and living things – have fun and test your knowledge!
Use this template to create your own butterfly with beautifully patterned wings.