Forest in a Box Loan Packages

Bring the forest to your classroom with Forest in a Box. Forest in a Box is an exciting outreach program for Tasmanian schools. Kits contain forest specimens, scientific equipment, books and resources. A teacher guide is included and outlines curriculum connected activities and lesson plans. These kits are available to classes participating in an excursion or incursion experience and can be arranged for loan subject to availability. 

Take a peak inside the kits using the links below. Want to know more? Email us using the contact form at the bottom of this page. 

contents of early years forest in a box

Tremendous Trees

Prep – Year 2

This kit explores an important part of a forest – Trees!

Students examine the features of trees and their role in supporting other living things in the forest.

Forest Interconnections

Year 3/4

This kit explores the concept of living and non-living things in a forest.

Identify who is
eating who and how all parts of the forest are interconnected.

Forests: Thriving and Surviving

Year 5/6

This kit explores the characteristics of three forest types found in Tasmania.

Identify the adaptations of different living-things within the forest and look at forest specimens through microscopes.

Design and Make

Years 3-10

Take the challenge to design and make with this open ended wood kit.

Investigate the role of forests and wood products in Tasmania.

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