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What October half term activities can you do at home?

Pect's Nature's School has shared downloadable resources for families to utilise over half term – including educational, inspiring, and fun activities.
October half term activities
What activities are there for October half term? (photo: Pixabay)

Environmental charity PECT has expanded its range of learning resources for the October half term to allow families to download activities and keep their youngsters entertained during the holidays.

The charity’s autumn-themed Nature’s School resources aim to bring families together and enable them to discover more about the environment. The resource activities include everything from guides to making a Leaf Lantern, Mini Beast Hotel, Pumpkin Decorating, Tree Seed I-Spy and many more.

Heidi Latronico-Ferris, PECT's environmental education lead, said: "Many areas of the country are currently in lockdown, nationwide restrictions are in place, and everyone is looking for alternative ways to entertain and educate their children."

"Here at PECT we are doing our bit to help children and their families try to make sense of it all."

She continued: "Our local environment is sometimes an unexplored natural resource, often overlooked for its wealth of possibilities, and not always appreciated or looked after as it should be. Take this time to turn that around and discover natural wonders, learn from Nature’s School, and in return protect it for future generations."

Nature’s School is not just for families – schools, charities and other organisations can also benefit from this resource and use it to create new ways of delivering the curriculum and learning objectives.

To access the resources, click here.





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