Bonkers about conkers

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By Allan Randall — education writer, Derbyshire

original article published 3 Oct 2007

Link science and literacy with this fun KS2 lesson plan based around the theme of conkers.

The magic and mystery of nature can have a powerful effect on our emotions and the natural world has inspired many of our greatest poets. A simple product of nature, such as the conker – which has provided entertainment for generations of children – is a great starting point for poetry writing.


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