Now what’s the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Wimbledon? Tennis, I hear you say! Well, in the EducationCity.com office, staff overwhelmingly shouted “strawberries”!
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.
Wimbledon Project Pack
Use our Project Pack for great ideas to cover Wimbledon and associated topics in your lessons. From strawberries and keeping fit, to the weather and eating seasonally, we’ve covered it all!
A History of Wimbledon – Factsheet
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!
Strawberries – A Game
A quiz about strawberries! Students work in groups and have a few facts about strawberries (or any other facts about Wimbledon really) and identify facts and mis-truths!
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 Word Search Tool.