Arbury Park Outdoor SchoolArbury Park Outdoor School

Creativity and Imagination

These activities use the outdoors as a rich source of sensory input to inspire imagination and creativity. The learning intentions for each activity can be modified to suit the year levels indicated.

Examples of Australian
Curriculum Links
Appy Arbury Appy Arbury (R-2)
A mysterious character "Appy Arbury" lives in the forest. He leaves a trail and recorded message for younger students to follow. They discover some treasures of the forest as well as pieces of local history.

Health&PE               
Found. (ACPPS007)

Earth Art Earth Art (R-9)
Using only earth materials such as leaves, bark, rocks and water, students create art pieces that stay on the ground until they eventually return to the Earth.

The Arts                
Yr F-2  (ACAVAM107)
Yr 5&6 (ACAVAM116)

Sensory Walk Sensory Walk (R-9)
Students engage in a range of short imagination activities designed to heighten their senses. Blindfolds and other props help to show students what a rich sensory world they live in.

Science
Found. (ACSIS011)
Yr 1     (ACSIS213)
Health&PE
Yr 5&6 (ACPPS059)
Magic Spot Magic Spot (R-9)
Sitting alone and silently for a few minutes in their chosen spot, students experience sounds, sights and smells of the bush. They have space and time to reflect on their experiences at camp, and their individual connection to the natural world.

Health&PE
Yr 3&4 (ACPPS036)
Yr 5&6 (ACPPS054)