August 2015

Aberdeen City Early Years Courses

30 August 2015
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The Cosy website has arrived!

27 August 2015
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Finally you can browse the catalogue online

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Wet Weather Nature Symmetry Circles

24 August 2015
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Today has been a wet, rainy day. It was perfect for creating nature circles – or mandalas – depending upon how you choose to introduce and contextualise the activity. For me, I am interested in the mathematical element of this work. I’ve blogged about symmetry several times using reflections as an introduction in the early […]

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Citizen Science – Get your class involved via OPAL

21 August 2015
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Last year, as part of the Wee Green Spaces training project in Aberdeen City for Early Years staff, one of the local OPAL scientists, KeithMarshall, ran a practical session showing participants how to use the materials and conduct simple data collection surveys with children. It is very satisfying for classes of any age to be […]

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Let’s Get Writing Outside

12 August 2015
Writing Outside

Writing outside is becoming increasingly popular in many primary and secondary schools.

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Children in Wild Nature – A Practical Guide to Nature-Based Practice

4 August 2015
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Children in Wild Nature  is a practical guide to taking children beyond the walls of the traditional outdoor space and into local greenspace. The author is Niki Buchan, who blogs at Precious Childhood. She is a well-known and highly respected trainer who has been based in Australia since 2011 and currently works for Inspired EC […]

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