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What to Wear for Outdoor Winter Play

What to Wear for Outdoor Winter Play

Having the right clothing is essential for having an enjoyable time playing outdoors in the winter. When we are warm, we are happy and able to stay outdoors for longer and make the most of what mother nature has to offer. There are so many benefits for getting...
Should Children Play Outside when it Rains?

Should Children Play Outside when it Rains?

Rain, rain go away, come again another day! Do you remember singing that as a child? Maybe I am showing my age, but I use to love singing that while playing in the rain. Yet so often I hear people say ‘it’s too wet to go outside’. There’s this great saying; ‘I have...
Ideas for World Wildlife Day

Ideas for World Wildlife Day

I am passionate about child led play in nature! I love it. I advocate for it. Oh and risk play too! Through nature play, children are often interacting with the local flora and fauna. AKA the wildlife! As World Wildlife Day is coming up, I thought it would be great to...
Having a Nature Mindset

Having a Nature Mindset

I often hear the words ‘yes, but…’ when running workshops for educators about setting up regular nature excursions or a nature programme in their school. While I can definitely see the challenges and I get to hear first-hand from many teachers around...
5 Tips on Using the Outdoor Classroom

5 Tips on Using the Outdoor Classroom

The outdoor classroom is an under-utilised space, full of incredible natural potential. It is a great place for learning and it supports the overall development of children alongside dispositions and key competencies that help them succeed in life. So why is it not...
How Nature Helps Children in a Crisis

How Nature Helps Children in a Crisis

The world is in a crisis. People are feeling overwhelmed and helpless, yet life carries on. Nature carries on. We find ourselves in our new normal. Juggling working from home while caring for our children and worrying about our children’s future and the impact a...

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