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Shells – 10 ideas

4 June 2016
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To find a seashell is to discover a world of imagination

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Surfers Against Sewage: Autumn Beach Clean

4 October 2014
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Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) is “an environmental charity protecting the UK’s oceans, waves and beaches for all to enjoy safely and sustainably via community action, campaigning, volunteering, conservation, education and scientific research.” From 17-19 October, this organisation is asking for your help. If you live near a beach or use a beach, you can get involved in […]

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White Line Pebble Maths

12 July 2014
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It’s hard not to be inspired by pebbles. You pick them up, you look at them and they speak silently to you in ways that words can’t describe. They are inexplicably powerful. Sometimes one ends up in your pocket. Other times they get dropped and moved around by our actions as well as that of […]

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The Stone Stacks of Aberdeen

22 March 2014
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There is a mystery stone stacker in Aberdeen City. I’ve seen him work from a distance but the moment you get too close, he disappears leaving the only the stacks as a trace. They can be found in several locations: the Mouth of the Don, The Breakwater Beach and Nigg Bay. There is something very […]

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The Affordance of the Big Steps

8 February 2014
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So many possibilities for playing

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Creating Shelter by Trial and Error

21 January 2014
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Working out what shelter works best

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Building Confidence on a Concrete Slope

11 January 2014
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It’s the little things which matter

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The Urban Beach Visits

27 November 2013
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Find nature in the heart of a city

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Beach Play – 10 Ideas

5 July 2013
Beach Play

With the summer holidays either approaching or begun, then there is nothing better than a visit to the seaside.

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Displaying the potential of the outdoors inside

5 May 2012
Fairy Den

Durham Early Years Outdoors Conference – Stimulating Spaces.

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Sea Glass

2 December 2010
Sea Glass

Sea glass is broken glass that has been tumbled about by the water, waves and sand.

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Every school needs a beach

22 March 2009
The Star

My son, MJ, typifies many children of today’s world.

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