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