Activities and Training

Explore our inspiring training webinars, curriculum linked activity sheets and inspirational guides. With our training and activities you can take action and become part of a national Force For Nature.

“We’re really pleased to be helping the environment, and having outdoor time really helps our wellbeing.” Young Tree Champion.

Training Webinars

Watch our past training webinars for inspiration and support to help you on your journey to being a Force For Nature.

Care, community & Becoming a Beacon School

Find out how to care for your trees and hedgerows, get top tips on engaging your community with your project and learn how to become a National Beacon School.

Let’s Get Learning Outside The Classroom

The Tree Council and Learning through Landscapes explain the rationale for learning outdoors and give activity ideas and top tips to help you get learning outdoors.

Science, Trees and Tech Kits!

Find out how to use tech, including your tech kits, to unlock the science and power of trees.


Speaking Up for Trees and Nature

The Speaking Up for Trees and Nature competition is live! Find out how to run the competition in your school and hear top tips on empowering your students to find their voice and speak up for trees and nature.


Activity sheets

Below are curriculum linked activity sheets which have exciting activity and lesson ideas for primary and secondary schools (KS1 to KS3) to use in the classroom and inspire your students to be a #ForceForNature.

Trees and Climate Change

Literacy and climate activity

Get pupils to experience, research and share their knowledge and opinions about the value of trees in helping to combat climate change.


My life support

Science & health activity

A series of simple outdoor science experiments and investigations to help pupils understand the vital role trees play in keeping us alive.



Literacy activity

Get up close and personal with a tree and use this connection to inspire imaginative writing that is personal to you and your experience.



Art & climate activity

Craftivism is becoming very popular – it involves using the slow and mindful art of crafting to convey an important issue.


Taking it slowly

Art activity

Three art activities are designed to help them create something special, and in the process, slow down, be more mindful and take a proper look around them.


Nature up-close and personal

Art & nature activity

Art can be a fantastic way to get pupils to really study the details of nature – looking closely to help with identification or observing how plants and animals have adapted to their habitat.


Trees through the Seasons

Art and climate activity

Get your pupils to use their observation skills to notice and record through drawing, photography and craft the seasonal changes of trees.


Journey Stick

Literacy and Nature Activity

Connect with the natural world through observation and collection, leading to the creation of an item that provokes the memory of that place.


Create a Critter!

Science and Nature Activity

Gain an understanding of how different creatures are adapted to live in different habitats, specifically a woodland habitat.


Inspirational guides

An inspiration guide is an opportunity for teachers to take a deeper dive into activities that focus on our key tree themes of health, climate and nature.

Activity inspiration guide

How old are trees?

Trees can be a great resource for teaching maths. After all, collecting and using data is key to mathematical understanding and there is a lot of data you can collect from trees!


Activity inspiration guide

Pollinator Perfection

This guide shows you how you can make your school grounds more pollinator-friendly by looking at the example of Polli:Nation, a National Lottery Heritage Fund project run by Learning through Landscapes across more than 250 schools in the UK.


Activity inspiration guide

Let’s cool it

Many school grounds can get very hot in the summer months and this is only going to get worse as climate change progresses. This inspiration guide shows you how to assess the impact trees can have in your grounds.


Activity inspiration guide

Silence is golden

Too often children and young people don’t have time to be really quiet. This inspiration guide and activities will help them focus their thoughts and ideas, and really appreciate time to be silent.