There are plenty of learning and teaching opportunities all year round outdoors

Visit these pages regularly to see what resources have been added by clicking on each image. This section is about curriculum-related ideas. The Advice section includes collections of blog posts in themes such as play, developing schools grounds and gardening, etc.

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International Forest Schools and Nature Kindergartens

Sweden, the Czech Republic and USA have examples of nature-based pre-schools and even an outdoor primary school. Enjoy these case studies, reports and blog posts which demonstrates the world-wide interest in connecting children to nature.

Winter Wonderland Pack

Winter Wonderland

With so few days of snow in Scotland compared to many northern countries, it seems a pity not to make the most of the fluffy, white stuff when it arrives. This free pack has lots of simple ideas in all curriculum areas.

Going outside with Fred the Ted

Going Out to Play with Fred the Ted

This document has lots of ideas and suggestions for creating on-going dialogue with very young children about matters which affect them outside. There are many multi-sensory activities which are simple and doable in a busy Early Years setting.

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