Topic 6: An Outing

IDEAS AND TIPS:

Step One:

Review pages 25 - 26 of the activity handbook.  
Prepare your activity - There are great hints and tips and preparation ideas in the handbook. 
Speak to other members of staff to get them involved. 

Step Two:

Plan your outing and advertise the event    COME AND JOIN US POSTER

Step Three:

Make sure you have all materials needed: Cameras, mobile devices, tablecloth etc - Please see the handbook for full list and ideas.

Step Four:

As shown in the handbook - Follow the instructions to make the activity an event and use the activity handbook to guide you.

IDEAS OF PLACES TO VISIT:

  • Your local garden centre
  • Local parks and community gardens
  • Museums and galleries
  • Create and outdoor scene inside if you cannot get out

IDEAS AND TIPS:

  • Look at the plants and flowers
  • Take bags with you to collect interesting items your group see or find
  • Ring galleries and museums to see if they have an outreach service
  • Use activity cards and tablecloth
  • Take paper and pencils - draw or discuss scenery.  
  • Write down findings or ideas for future activities.

Find your local garden centres:

http://www.gardencenterfinder.co.uk/

Find your local gallaries:

http://www.thelocalartscene.com/

Find your local museums:

http://www.britainsfinest.co.uk/museums/search_results.cfm/searchclasscode/450

Find your local parks:

https://www.gov.uk/find-your-local-park

Find your local community gardens:

https://www.rhs.org.uk/communities/Find-a-group-search-form

Kevin Harrison