July 2011

Using local materials and features in your playspace

31 July 2011
Local Materials

Bring local traditions and culture into the school grounds.

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Give your Ugly Fence a Makeover

31 July 2011
Fence Makeover

Make more of your walls and fences with these ideas.

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Red Squirrels

27 July 2011

Red squirrels can be the starter for lessons around biodiversity.

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Making a pond from a tyre

23 July 2011
Tyre Pond

A simple idea for lazy gardeners!

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Crime Prevention in School Grounds

20 July 2011
Vandalism

Many practitioners are concerned about out of hours visitors and the possibility of vandalism to their area.

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What Rusty said in Wales!

16 July 2011
Rusty Keeler

Rusty Keeler at IPA Wales 2011.

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Schemas Outside – Help!

13 July 2011
Schemas

Creating interesting challenges and possible lines of development in the schemas for outdoor activities.

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A Laminated Leaf Hunt

10 July 2011
Laminated Leaves

Laminated leaves are quite different to the growing plants in the garden.

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Outdoor Maths: Looking at different angles in nature

7 July 2011
Angle Sticks

A super lesson about angles.

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Make your own outdoor seats

4 July 2011
Outdoor Seating

Outdoor seats are a necessity in most Scottish schools.

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Come and Play!

1 July 2011
Toys

Low cost, often made from recycled materials – toys!

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