Nature Connection Activities

We've had fun creating some engaging nature connection activities aimed at tamariki from age 7 to 14.

There are different activities to choose from, each requiring simple materials that can be found at home, at school or in your garden – they will support distance learning when necessary, promote health & wellbeingand will also make fun classroom activities!

Noho ora mai rā, The team at Whenua Iti.

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Choose from the following Activities

These have been designed for tamariki aged 7+
Younger children will need some help from parents or their teachers to explain the activities.

Are you a kaiako/teacher? Access our Kaiako/Teacher Guides that support the delivery of these activities in a classroom setting.

#1 Nature Hunt

#2 Make a Mandala

#3 Sit Spot

#4 Make a Waka

#5 Solar Clock

#6 Bird Feeder

#7 Backyard Tracker

#8 Gratitude Scavenger Hunt

#9 Get to know your trees

#10 Shelter Building

#11 Insect Tracking

#12 What's under our feet?

#13 Whānau Games

Are you a teacher/kaiako?

Would you like us to email you with the whole pack of activities? Email us and we will send you out all the activities as well as a certificate you can use to acknowledge any of your tamariki who complete 5 activities or put in a super effort.

Have you seen our other activities?

We also have a series of fun 'Go Wild at Home' challenges that you can do either at home or at school - they are short videos that require minimal resources to complete.

Our team put lots of thought into designing these and we'd love to hear your feedback.
How can we improve? How did your tamariki respond?