Arohia Te Taiao - Take a Moment to Notice Nature
This is the mahi of Te Papa Atawhai (Department of Conservation) for Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Tūroa - Conservation Week. The 5 super cool activities are developed for school use, but make it so easy to head outside and do. They're all located here and include:
- Take a Moment to Read in Nature - Head outside to a cosy spot and spend time reading!
- Take a Moment to Notice Nature - Head outside and follow some movements that make you more aware of your surroundings. The movement ideas are outlined on the activity guide here.
- Take a Moment to Discover Nature - Head outside on a fun scavenger hunt. The items to find are located here.
- Take a Moment to Create in Nature - Head outside with a pencil or art supplies and draw or paint what you see.
- Take a Moment to Listen in Nature - Head outside to focus on hearing the experience of outside!
And there are loads more Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Tūroa activities and ideas here!