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Butterfly Swatch Book

What does this resource include?

  • Eight cards of typical butterflies found in the UK

How can I use this resource? 

Cut them up, laminate and hang them on pegs for the children to independently refer to and use as and when the butterflies arrive.  Try and add flowers that attract butterflies in and around this feature. 

What are the curriculum links?

  • Natural World
  • Reading
  • Working independently

Why do children need to go outside more? 

Sadly, children play much less than they used to; according to Save the Children, only one in four children play out regularly on their street. It is believed that the pandemic has also made this worse as children choose to play more alone.  It is also believed that children who play less are more likely to have mental health issues.  

How can I gain more confidence in this area? 

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Outdoor learning is an effective teaching tool that can help children of all learner types access their curriculum in a fun and practical ways. 

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