Education & Learning Packs

Introducing young learners to the world of water and rivers. Dive into the wonderful water cycle, river friendly farming, engineer a fish pass or design your own river!

Information for kids

Do you know where water comes from? Do you think you could be a river engineer? Could you build a whole river in your back garden? Download our activity packs to find out more about our amazing rivers and try your hand at some tricky challenges that will keep you busy for hours.

So, what are you waiting for? Download them now by clicking on the images below.

Information for grown-ups

The Unlocking the Severn education packs are designed to introduce learners to the world of water and rivers. From the wonderful water cycle to river friendly farming, engineering a fish pass to designing your own river! All are jam packed with engaging activities and dotted with fun facts to keep children engaged. Our packs offer opportunities for pencil and paper activities, plus lots of scope for creativity and imagination. They are designed for flexible use, print them if you can, but if not have some pencils and paper to hand!
All activities are designed with the national curriculum in mind, and details on these links can be found in the accompanying teacher/parent notes. These notes also contain ideas for extra activities and discussion to encourage further learning. We recommend reading these before starting the activity pack so that you are best placed to support and extend the learning experience.

Wonderful Water Cycle

Welcome to a world of water. What an incredible resource water is, and to think that every drop you drink has taken an amazing journey around the world to get to your tap at home! This diverse pack will develop your vocabulary as well as your story writing skills!

Help The Shad!

The twaite shad need you! Learn more about the life cycle of the shad and the impacts that the industrial revolution has had on this beautiful fish. Then use your epic engineering skills to design something to help the shad succeed!

River Friendly Farming

An exciting opportunity to explore the way that farming affects rivers. This pack requires a focused eye and attention to detail, as well as a creative imagination!

Build the River Severn

Ever wanted to have the mighty River Severn at your fingertips? Well here is your chance! Learn about the incredible journey this river makes from source to sea, and use your imagination and creativity to build it in your own lounge or garden…but without using water!

Wonderful Water Cycle

Notes for teachers and parents

Help the Shad

Notes for teachers and parents

River Friendly Farming

Notes for teachers and parents

Build the River Severn

Notes for teachers and parents

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