Planning and activities
Children will be introduced to Ratty and Moley from Wind in the Willows. Moley and Ratty help children learn more about rivers and how they begin, by investigating the answers to two important questions.
To know that a river flows downwards from high ground to the sea/lakes and that it shapes the landscape.
To begin to learn some geographical vocabulary associated with rivers.
- Learn how rivers begin on high ground and that they move in one direction.
- Learn how rivers change shape.
- Begin to notice features of a river.