As a teacher and outdoor enthusiast I am continually looking for new ways to support and improve learning. This post highlights 3 great resources that can be used in the classroom and in the Great Outdoors, to help support and further develop personal development, as well as key learning skills.Read More
As part of our school STEM week and a strong focus on recycling and reusing plastic. My class decided to make some plastic bird feeders out of recycled plastic bottles. Read our step by step guide to see what we did.Read More
An exciting Stone Age-inspired craft activity, that is ideal for all Key Stage 2 aged children and can easily support any Stone Age Topic. It is a practical activity, and it can easy to implement in the classroom or at home.Read More
50 Bucket list ideas to do in the Great Outdoors is a comprehensive list of fun activities that any child or adult can enjoy in their own free time. I hope these 50 ideas help to serve as inspiration and motivation and indeed help others get outside, enjoy the natural world around them, without spending large amounts of money on unnecessary extras.Read More
During my own childhood and Primary Schooling, back in the 1980’s. I have very clear and distinct memories of how cool my school was. With my local Primary School being a diverse and exciting place, where I was not only lucky enough to be inspired by the world around me, but also by the bold and inspirational individuals who led us along this beautiful learning journey. One thing was clear, I really enjoyed learning from the Great Outdoors.
Find out more about the Surprising Benefits of the Outdoor Learning in my new blog post.
‘Thoughts and Stories from the Great Outdoors’Read More
Children should be embracing the outdoors.
My thoughts and response to the proposals set out by Education Minister Damian Hinds and his encouraging words about children utilising the outdoors as a creative learning tool. To learn in the outdoors and to incorporate good practice back in the classroom.Read More