Winter

Snow Fun: 15+ Ideas

5 January 2014
Snow Angel

Wrap up warm and enjoy learning outdoors in the white stuff!

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10 Christmas Outdoor Activities

23 November 2013
Star Stick

How to enjoy an outdoor festive time

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Open-Ended Props in the Snow

5 February 2013
Snow Play

Providing a few small open-ended props can lead to a variety of different play based upon each child’s interests.

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All I want for a natural Christmas is…

14 December 2011
Snow

What would you wish for a natural Christmas?

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Making Maths Sticks

9 November 2011
Making Maths Sticks

Coppicing provides perfect sticks for maths outdoors.

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Snow stencils…and blood!

21 December 2010
Snow Stencils

Here’s what happened during my lunch break…

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A Christmas Tree Enterprise

15 December 2010
Sitka Spruce Seedling

Sitka spruce seedlings grow prolifically in Scotland.

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Frode Svane: Adventure Play in Snow

10 December 2010
Snow Play

The snow remains and to celebrate this unique opportunity for outdoor play and learning is a guest post from Frode Svane.

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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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Frozen tree decorations! And it’s not even Christmas!

29 November 2010
Frozen Christmas Tree Decorations

Outdoor Christmas Tree decorations made from ice and snow.

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Bad weather, clothes, activities and parents

10 January 2010
Winter Beach

There’s no such thing as bad weather….only the wrong clothes.

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Star Parties

18 December 2009
The Star

Astronomy in winter – darker skies earlier in the day.

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“Winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail”

5 February 2009
The Star

School closures, snow, snow and more snow!

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Counting my blessings on my fingers

12 December 2008
The Star

Wrist gaiters are an ugly invention, if I am being honest.

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Snow of wonder, snow of joy!

4 December 2008
The Star

Snow provides fantastic learning opportunities.

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Frozen Thoughts on Ice

30 November 2008
The Star

Skating on ice outdoors.

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