This SNH Gaelic blog post describes a well-used Gaelic simile, showing how language is enriched by people’s relationship with nature.
GfL have now linked their resources and extra ideas, generated by teachers, to the CfE Experiences and Outcomes, for each Curriculum Area. Follow the link below for access to curriculum area resources.
Find free resources, available to download from the John Muir Award website, which support the ideas behind ‘The Lost Words’ - words from nature that are disappearing from children’s lives.
A fantastic resource with many additional links to explore the links between literacy and nature with ideas to develop your own approach, including Gaelic opportunities and further reading.
Not only is this booklet a guide to the wide range of edible and delicious plants and seaweeds available on our doorsteps, it makes a great resource for learning, useful for teachers and parents and introducing children to the Gaelic names and cultural connections of many common species.