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Natural Art and Sensory Activities

Learning objectives

Explore the surroundings with a range of sensory activities and collect some natural items to create a piece of art.

Opportunities for


Learning skills

Groups can choose from a range of activities

Additional activities

These activities can be built into other sessions as extension tasks or fun additions. Some are useful tools for exploring habitats, demonstrating adaptations and looking closer at nature.


Weaving boards, scavenger list, cups, water, woolly worms, sticky picture, blind folds, bags, plaster, paper plates, eyes, blue tack, sound maps, mirrors.

Post visit ideas

Do similar activities in the school grounds and compare. Use items collected to describe the park, tell a story or write a poem.


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