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Outdoor Maths Ideas - Incorporate into mud kitchen

### Stick Raft Building STEM Project

Can you build a raft that really floats? How much weight can your stick raft carry? Can your raft cope in a real stream? This STEM challenge is great fun for kids and a super way to get them stretching and developing thei

Outdoor Maths: Creating Shapes from Sticks — Creative STAR Learning

Woodland sprites and Cookie cut Santas

### 47 Incredibly Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

47 Incredibly Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids - Weaving with Weeds

Create several story baskets and take turns. Sun Hats Wellie Boots: Creating a Story Tree with Story Baskets

### Stick Man Activity Ideas

Make a stickman from twigs, make a raft and lots more.

Sun Hats & Wellie Boots: Clay & Twig Hedgehogs - fun idea for J at pottery class and P to do at home

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Outdoor Maths: Creating Shapes from Sticks — Creative STAR Learning

Information or Data Handling Activities Outdoors — Creative STAR Learning

How many triangles can you make with 9 sticks? Or older kids, Who can use these 9 sticks to make the most triangles? Kids can reinforce geometry and critical thinking skills through creating various shapes with sticks.

Richard Shilling on Land Art for Kids what a great idea for outside leaf/nature sculptures. make sure to watch an andy goldsworthy documentary too! Should you appreciate arts and crafts you really will really like this site!

Make your own nature stones- a fun project for kids--use some things from garden

Kids : Kids can engage with Nature, get creative and develop their motor skills with this all natural leaf threading activity.

### 9 Learning Activities for Outside (and a new After School Linky

Fun ways to Measure Nature 9 Learning Activities for Outside (and a new After School Linky!) could Use this to measure jumps?

### How Old is That Tree?

Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture the developing math skills. Remember: every tree grows at a different rate, check the average growth rate of the tree rings too and compare.

Put real spiderwebs on paper. preserve a spiderweb on paper to explore/look at. or put the black paper behind it so it can be seen in detail and then take a picture so you don't have to destroy the spider's web.

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