How to provide outstanding learning in the outdoors
Offer children fantastic learning experiences in the fresh air and boost your setting’s parental appeal with our guide to great practice beyond the classroom.
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Time spent outside is an integral part of children’s learning and development in the early years, but not all outdoor provision is created equal. If you feel your space is lacking inspiration or you want tips on how best to harness the resources of the natural world, this free report will give you exactly what you’re looking for.
Inside, you’ll be guided around Ofsted ‘outstanding’ Dandelion nursery, whose children spend all day, every day outside; discover seven great tips on embracing everything the outdoors has to offer from EYFS expert Kathy Brodie (from mud kitchens to minibeasts and more!); and read how by growing green fingers and introducing your charges to gardening you can support everything from physical development to maths skills. Look out too for insights into the process of overhauling your outdoor space.
A quick look at the key themes covered within this report:
How one nursery overhauled its outdoor space
Annie Davy on the 7 Cs of quality outdoor play
How to introduce gardening to the under-fives
Expert advice on supporting schemas in forest school