YDMT'S Schools Out Officer has provided some family activities to help us all through the Covid-19 lock down. We have also developed a range of online learning videos to cover a range of Stories in Stone related themes.
Rotten fruit and veg
Making a trail
Flowering Plants Quiz
Green man activity
You might also want to look at some of these:
It's not just colouring in!
John provides step by step guidance on his technique in three videos, full information and the three instuctional videos are here.
Local provenance seed collecting, sowing and other propagation methods have all been successfully employed at Broadrake to improve an upland hay meadow. In this video, these different stages are outlined, including seed collection, sowing, potting on, cuttings, planting out and meadow management.
Join Rachel as she creates a botanical mobile using found materials, foraged plants and air-dry clay. In this video, Rachel will take you through the materials and equipment she uses with her technique for producing these unique, nature inspired mobiles.
David Johnson will provide a comprehensive overview of the key archaeology and history in the Stories in Stone area, focusing on Ingleborough.
View all five videos here.
This film, with Sarah Robinson, will offer an introduction to the different wildflowers and grasses that you may typically find in an upland hay meadow, tips on how to identify them and background about how meadows have developed over time.
Steph Dwyer, of Yorkshire Dales Guides, provides a comprehensive overview of the key wildflowers in the area and a guide to their identification.
View the four videos here.
In this video Sarah Lister provides guidance on her process in discovering the secrets of our ancient graveyards and shares some of her own curious tales.
This video will highlight the importance of habitats found in the Dales and Ingleborough area for a variety of wading birds.
Kay provides an overview of the butterfly and moth species of the Yorkshire Dales She will cover the features of key species, why they are important, ways to record sightings and how to get involved with recording.
View all three videos here.
Neil and Rikke provide a comprehensive overview of the key principles of small scale sustainable agriculture.
Stories in Stone team member Hannah provides an introduction to British mammals, with a focus on those species found locally to the Stories in Stone area. The videos will also cover tracks and signs, and a focus on small mammals through owl pellet analysis.
This video covers how to create a Yorkshire white rose brooch using some locally sourced needle-felted wool.
A recording of a talk given by David Johnson on Ingelborough's Placed Stones on behalf of Ingleborough Archaeology Group. You can find out more about this project here, or watch the talk and powerpoint presentation here.