Nature Connections - Creative Nature

Nature Connections - Creative Nature

  • Early Learning
  • Science
  • Social
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Outdoor Learning
  • ...

Lesson Summary

Children will visit a local park or environment and will explore a range of natural resources, such as sticks, pebbles, leaves, seed pods, rocks, bark, flowers. They will sort these materials into groups in different ways, and then use them to create patterns, drawings and sculptures.

Activity Intention:

  • This activity is designed to take place in a local park, bushland area or wild space (beach, forest, creek, or bush).

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EYLF Learning Outcomes:
Learning Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter,dependence, resilience and sense of agency
Learning Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
2.3 Children become aware of fairness
Learning Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating
4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another
Learning Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators
5.1 Children interact verbally and non,verbally with others for a range of purposes
5.3 Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media
5.5 Children use information and communication technologies to access information, investigate ideas and represent their thinking

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