Unearth your inner soil scientist with our
Soil Science Loan Boxes
What’s included in the loan box?
In our Soil Science Loan Boxes, you will find a number of resources to help you carry out educational soil-related activities suitable for both children and adults.
We will provide an inventory list of what is included in the box, notes to support you in delivering the activities and which items you will need, along with some handy tips on the outcomes and fun soil facts to share!
✓ Hand Texturing Kit
✓ Jam Jars with substrates
✓ Coffee Filters
✓ Compost Sample
✓ Sponge pieces
✓ Toy worms, leaves, insects and bugs
✓ Wooden fruit and vegetables
✓ Hand Lenses
✓ Educational Leaflets
✓ Soil Fact Sheet
✓ Quiz Sheet
✓ Stickers and posters
✓ Colouring pages and Wordsearch
How it Works
Order your box using our simple online order form.
Sit back and wait for your box to be delivered straight to your door.
Open the box, attend your outreach event and have fun!
Package the box back up and post back to us after your event.
Create your own
Do you have the resources already? Or is your event only days away? Don’t worry – we are here to help!
The easy-to-follow guidance below provides you with a list of items that you can find at home or in the garden to run our activities and some supporting notes to help you along the way! We have also provided all of the resources as downloadable leaflets for you to print at home and share with your friends, family and colleagues.
Leaflets and Resources
Head over to our leaflets and resources page to download everything you need for your soil science box!