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Find nature in the heart of a city
A DIY solution without busting the budget.
Things to think about when visiting other schools
Dark is exciting
A playful forest walk
Space saving solutions
Skills for learning, life and work
Long grass – a “must have” play resource
Pirate inspiration from the sea
Back to school with a “flying” start with a frisbee!
Find a car. Add material. Enjoy the play.
Loose Parts + A Climbing Frame = A House of Fun
What is play provision like at your school? Have a look at what happens at Inverallochy School…
With the summer holidays either approaching or begun, then there is nothing better than a visit to the seaside.
What do you think?
“We want Scotland to be the best place to grow up.”
Making a kite from waste materials – science, design and maths in action.
Sticks are possibly the most versatile play resource that nature ever invented.
What little things do you find essential for your outdoor work?
This was my introduction to Broxburn Family Centre’s Out of School Care.
Experimenting with ropes, pulleys, tyres and more to make a zip wire.
Ideas for wild weather situations.
What do you think about the Engage for Education blog post?
Washing a trike is all when and good but sometimes it’s just not enough!
Play resources need to be able to take a knock if they’re used every day.
One of the best things about winter are the bright, cold, cloudless days. They are perfect for investigating shadows.
Naughty or excitement of exploring?
Different ideas for using willow arches in school grounds.
If you ever pass by a building site, have a quick look.
Tarps and water are the perfect combination for play!
One of the most impressive low level features at Glamis Adventure Playground is the monster.
One playgrounds approach to signs and signage.
There are 13 different types of swing at this playground.
There is a high play value in a compost bin!
Have a look at the refurbished Adventure Aberdeen playground.
My love affair with transparent tarp continues.
Play spaces of exploration, discovery and challenge.
A photo tour of an outdoor nursery in Sweden.
I used to make Tarzan type of swings with the rope attached to the centre of the swing.
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