School Environmental Activities

Wildlife Gardening

These lessons help students discover the part that wildlife has in gardening and producing food as well as ways of finding in them at school or home.
In addition to these sessions, we can offer some free support (to schools in the London Borough of Sutton and the Borough of Epsom and Ewell) who need assistance with wildlife garden projects - click here

Wildlife Detectives (Key Stage 1 and 2)

1.5 hour  (Year 1 – Year 6)

Discover the wildlife living around your school and create a wildlife chart showing what you have found.

Make a Mini Wildlife Garden (Key Stage 1 and 2)

1-1.5 hours  (Year 1–Year 6)

Find out what makes a garden a haven for wildlife, and then make your own mini garden in a seed tray (KS2) or a wildlife garden collage (KS1) to take home.

Busy Bees (Key Stage 1 and 2)


1.5 hours (Reception – Year 4)

Find out why flowers are so important in wildlife gardens and where honey comes from.  Play the Making Honey Relay Race and plant sunflower seeds in a decorated pot to take home.

Make a Bird Feeder (Key Stage 2)

1.5 hours  (Year 3 – Year 6)

Discover what birds eat and make your own bird feeder out of a clean tetra pack to attract birds into your school grounds or garden.

Make a Bug House (Key Stage 1 and 2)

1.5 hours  (Reception–Year 6)

Explore the wonderful world of insects.  Go on a bug hunt and then make a bug house for your garden.

Wildlife Gardening After School Club/Course


6 Weeks x 1 hour  (Year 3- Year 10)

Each session is a mix of hands-on activity and learning, from learning about beneficial and harmful bugs, how to plan a wildlife area to building bug houses and bird feeders.