Take a deep breath, follow your nose and smell some of nature’s best scents.
Did you know?

Nature’s smells (flowers, cut grass, bush) help us to feel happy.

Smell nature icon.

Explore your nature

Throw fallen leaves in the air – what does it smell like?

Find some colourful flowers and give them a sniff – do you think the bees are attracted to the scent?

Look for herbs in your nature spot, how many different yummy smells can you find?

Get creative

  • Create a smell map of your nature spot.
  • Record all your new smells in your nature journal.
  • Do the smells change with the seasons?
  • Find out if you can cook with any of the plants?


Share your smell map or notes with whānau and friends.

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