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Self-guided Excursion

Your group will spend two hours independently exploring Early Start Discovery Space. You will be briefed by a Discovery Space Educator and supported with materials, including a map outlining our schedule to ensure you maximise your time across all of our experiences.

Dinosaur Dig – Excursion/Incursion

The Dinosaur Dig Experience Lesson includes the following activities:

  1. Dinosaur Dig: Children become mini palaeontologists as they explore dinosaur fossils in our hands-on dig. Children will learn all about dinosaur behaviours, diets and habitats.
  2. Move Like A Dinosaur: Children are engaged in active role play as they become dinosaurs and create their own dinosaur walking track to take back to school.

Curriculum Links
Early Year Learning Framework: Outcome 1, 2, 4 and 5

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Garden Explorers – Excursion/Incursion


The Garden Explorers Experience Lesson includes the following activities:

  1. Plant Protectors: Children explore the importance of sustainability and the environment by participating in a garden adventure and searching for a variety of plant and animal life.
  2. Watch Me Grow: Children role play the different natural life found in a garden and create their own garden-inspired artworks.

Curriculum Links
Early Year Learning Framework: Outcome 1, 2, 4 and 5

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Where's the Bear – Excursion/Incursion


Where’s the Bear Experience Lesson includes the following activities:

  1. Story Telling: Children participate in an interactive story telling session, using instruments and expressive movement to retell a classic story.
  2. Teddy Bear Hunt: Children use their imaginations to create a range of ‘clue finders’. Using their creations children follow a set of clues which will lead them to the Discovery Space Teddy Bear.

Curriculum Links
Early Years Learning Framework: Outcomes 1, 4 and 5

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