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Activity: Journey Sticks

Children collect a variety of different types of leaves, examine their characteristics and attempt to identify which plant they came from.


  1. Children use ‘Journey Sticks’ to collect a variety of different leaves.
  2. They observe the characteristics of these, attempt to identify some of them, using an Activity Sheet, and record them by making a ‘leaf rubbing’.

    Key Facts

  • Science
  • Key Stage 1
  • Plants
  • Activity Sheet Download Required
  • Non-orienteering resources
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Activity Plan
Journey Sticks

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Activity Sheet
Journey Sticks

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