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If you or someone in your school or nursery is a member of the Association of Head Teachers and Deputes in Scotland (AHDS) then they can submit a brief proposal to receive a day’s training from Juliet or Wendy. Past winner’s have thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated the sessions, which are practical and … er… take place outside 🙂

More details can be found in the most recent AHDS magazine but please do get in touch if you have any questions.

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There is an irony about travelling to Canada to attend a workshop to learn about a practice that stems from the British Isles. As part of the IPA Canada 2017 conference, Evergreen staff, Luke Howie and Morgan Zigler provided a more natural approach to the use of loose parts. Evergreen is a Canadian organisation that is dedicated to making cities flourish through transformation of places into green spaces. It has lots of nature play projects, school yard transformations and other activities happening.  [..read more..]

Nature Pyramid Patterns

15 September 2017
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Same or different? Rules rule!

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15+ Outdoor Maths Books, Packs and Downloads

7 September 2017
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Check out the list 🙂

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Get Real. Get Messy. Get Maths. Get Outdoors.

14 August 2017
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Outdoor Classroom Day is approaching…

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Sandpits Outside – Challenging Myths and Misconceptions

10 August 2017
Sandpits

Examining some of the issues of sand and sandpits.

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Back to School? 10 Reasons to Get Outside the First Week Back

8 August 2017
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Simple ideas, minimal planning

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Googly Eyes – Exploring Magnetism Outside

3 August 2017
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Everything has eyes… they are watching you

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The Highway Farm Sandpit

28 July 2017
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Not just a patch of sand… oh no…

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The Loose Parts Play Toolkit – UPDATE

19 July 2017
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Check out the Welsh version!

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Messy Maths is Published

16 July 2017
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Slam dunk! High Fives!

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10+ inspirational mirror placements in outdoor spaces

25 June 2017
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Reflecting on reflections 🙂

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Garden Labels of Love

20 June 2017
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Show us your signs…

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Rain chains

14 June 2017
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Simple, sustainable, practical sculpture

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Bug Off: The Game of Outdoor Warfare

12 June 2017
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14yr old designs outdoor game

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Garlic Mustard Pesto

8 June 2017
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Simple recipe from a common weed

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Inverurie Rocks

30 May 2017
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Self-generated public art

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10+ Simple Resources for Outdoor Learning You Can Make With Your Class

23 May 2017
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No money? No problem.

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Rothay Park Play Log – Ambleside

21 May 2017
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Check out the oak play structure

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The Stripy Sticks – A Subitising Challenge

13 May 2017
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Zebra maths 🙂

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Count Down to Outdoor Classroom Day – Win a Cosy Resource Each Day

10 May 2017
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Win resources every day up to Outdoor Classroom Day

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Outdoor Classroom Day – 10 Reasons to Get Involved

7 May 2017
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Why not sign up & join in

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Fear Less: Hope More

1 May 2017
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Moving mindsets.

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Environmental Services – Support for Schools

24 April 2017
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Local council support

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Outdoor Maths on Facebook

17 April 2017
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Join the conversation!

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The Science of a Splat

8 April 2017
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Lashes and splashes of water

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Fairies – A Risk Benefit Assessment

1 April 2017
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Essential for anyone with a fairy garden

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The Woodland Project – Please Vote

27 March 2017

One vote, big difference

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In the beginning… starting from scratch to develop your outdoor space

18 March 2017
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Changing hearts, minds and practice

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An Interactive Palette Play Station

11 March 2017
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Palettes = Play. Hooray!

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Outdoor Nurseries, Forest and Nature Kindergartens in Scotland

13 February 2017
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A list of Scottish pre-school establishments

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Developing your School Grounds – Useful Books

13 February 2017
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Developing your school grounds or outdoor space is one of the most satisfying ways of increasing the amount of learning and play happening outdoors. To kickstart the process, it is a good idea to seek professional advice and do some reading on the subject. This blog post is all about the books which can help […]

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Give your old tarp a mathematical makeover

21 January 2017
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Best resource of 2016

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Pokémon Go – 7 Game-changing Approaches to Learning Outside

15 January 2017
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Developing a love of local wildlife

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