KS2 – Learn about the River Ouse and the watery landscape of the fens past & present. At Ely Museum With storyteller & musician. Can include River Ouse discovery walk. In partnership with the Wildlife Trust.

At the museum: Hands–on activity workshop about the fens and the River Ouse, with stories and songs.

  • Fen stories and songs.
  • Eels, farming & food.
  • The fen ague.
  • Drainage & floods.
  • Boggarts, bogles & will–o–the–wisps.

At the river:

  • Take a short boat trip on the river (optional)
  • Go river dipping to find out what lives in the river
  • River survey- measure flow, look at erosion, land use, bank wildlife
  • Follow a i-spy river photo trail