Woodland Games


A fantastic low tech but highly enjoyable experience in the woods. A mix of woodland education and adventure. A series of games that will encourage you to challenge yourself and your team!

Maximum group size: 30
Minimum age: 6

Core Values


Not giving up, Coping in a challenging environment, Encouraging others.

Team Work

Work together for team success, Perform and contribute to your team, Guide advise and support each other.


Keeping yourself safe, Listening to and following instructions, Leading your team and communicating instructions clearly and calmly.

National Curriculum Links:


Explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in the environment Group plants into flowering and non-flowering plants
Give reasons why classifying plans based on specific characteristics. Recognise that environments change Identify how plants are adapted to suit their environment.


Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical of a place in the United Kingdom Use maps to locate features of a place
Use the eight points of a compass, four and six figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical feature of the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and digital technologies.

We help children to:

  • Learn from mistakes, bounce back and try again
  • Try new things with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Believe that the harder they work, the better they will get at the things that they do
  • Never give up!
  • Love learning!
  • Concentrate
  • Keep on trying when challenges occur
  • Think their way through problems
  • Ask questions and think about our world
  • Make links and notice patterns in their experiences


Photosynthesis, deciduous, evergreen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, canopy, sunlight, H2O, coppicing, pollarding, supporting, encouraging, communication, competition, sporting attitude.

Activity Passport Links:

You can complete 6 achievements with this activity.

Go for an autumn walk

Become a nature detective

Climb a tree

Walk through a forest

Go hiking

Walk to the top of a hill

National Trust Links:

Go welly wandering

Find some fungi

Forage for wild food

Take a friend on a nature adventure

Get to know a tree

Have fun with sticks