‘Beat the Street’ in Rotherham, a giant game played in real time in the roads, parks and green spaces surrounding throughout the town.
Walk, run, cycle, scoot or skip between Beat Boxes, tap in and collect points, whilst exploring every nook and cranny of your local area. ‘Lost Wor(l)ds’ has teamed up with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and ‘Beat the Streets’ to share activities designed to make your journeys to accumulate kilometres and points much more interesting. ‘Beat the Streets’ focus on getting families out and about, the Wildlife Trusts specialist knowledge of nature and green spaces in the area combined with ‘Lost Wor(l)ds’ approach to connecting language, multilingualism and the natural world, makes for a great partnership.
i) Exploring the environment –
The following activities focus on being outdoors observing, monitoring and investigating nature, the changing seasons, birds, mammals and insects. The activities suggest new approaches to exploring nature and encourage purposeful ways of connecting and looking with fresh eyes at the environment: ‘Minibeast Survey’; ‘Spring Scavenger Hunt’; ‘Nature Egg / Star Hunt’; ‘Bird Watch’.
ii) Protecting the environment
Everyone is increasingly concerned about protecting the environment and addressing global challenges such as climate change. This series of activities focus on steps that can be taken
at the local level to protect the environment, in addition to connecting with global issues and lobbying to