Leaf Litter

A Whole World Under Our Feet

Explore the role of leaf litter in the forests and the living things that live amongst it.  To access guiding questions and further learning loan Forest in a Box to utilise the Teacher Resource Document.

Learning Intentions:

  • Students observe and identify the role of leaf litter in the forest.
  • Students identify the ways leaf litter can meet the needs of other living things.

Curriculum Links:

EYLF – Outcome 2
Explore relationships with other living and non living things

Science – Foundation
Living things have basic needs, including food and water (ACSSU002)

Science – Year 1
Living things live in different places where their needs are met (ACSSU211)

Science – Year 2
Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (ACSSU030)

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