Tennis, strawberries and some rain delays, that can only mean one thing … Wimbledon!
To celebrate the start of one of the oldest sporting events, we have lots of ace ideas to help you create a racquet in the classroom all associated with the Wimbledon tennis championships and of course covering the much loved strawberry. These include:
A History of Wimbledon – Fact Sheet
Key facts about the famous English tennis championships from the first tournament to present day.
Eating seasonally – Lesson Plan
The flavour of Wimbledon – the strawberry – is only in season for a short period. This lesson plan raises awareness of seasonal fruit and vegetables, from foodstuffs that are homegrown in the UK to the advantages and disadvantages of eating seasonally.
Strawberries – Fun Facts
What do you associate with Wimbledon other than tennis? Strawberries of course! All you need to know about the nation's favourite seasonal summer fruit in 10 top facts!
Activity and Tool suggestions
Tennis players need to stay fit and healthy to be in top form for the championships. We have a guide to keeping healthy and the weather as well as great suggestions of how you can use our tools and activities for these topics. All of this is topped off with themed words added to our wordsearch tool.