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Children explain why their Nature Explore outdoor learning space is important. - YouTube

All the hands-on, open-ended learning experiences children have in outdoor classrooms are then shared student to student, "you get to be your very own teache...
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How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years

How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
Forget lesson plans, Annie Woods lets nature and spontaneity be her pupils' inspiration during lessons in the forest (RT @Make_K12: How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years: Forget lesson plans, Annie Woods le...

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Michaela Donald's curator insight, June 5, 2013 6:12 AM

Fantasic article underscoring the importance of allowing children individual exploration in outdoor learning. 

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Outdoor Play; It is a Vital Importance in the Early Years

Outdoor play; alterum is la alive reputation fellow feeling the overdue years: .mMY http://t.co/hZuqgeITgl

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How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years - EducationGuardian.co.uk

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How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years
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They count, make up songs, are more environmentally aware, measure and experience flow, gravity, and forces.

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Forest School Reflections Nursery Documentary - Short

This is footage shot over 6 months with 3-4 year olds exploring in the woodlands of Worthing. Thanks to Reflections Nursery, the wonderful children, and the ...
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How to set up a Forest School

This short film gives ideas and tips on how to set up a Forest School and the sorts of things you need to consider.
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The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3-7

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The outdoor area is now an integral part of many early years settings and schools, but is it being used to its full potential?
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Outdoor Color Matching for Toddlers - Twodaloo

Outdoor Color Matching for Toddlers - Twodaloo | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
Create this whimsical outdoor color matching game for toddlers with just a few simple items! (THIS is a great Easter-inspired game for little ones learning about colour!
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Outdoor Learning Program

wt White's new principal Michelle Thompson recently helped dedicate the Outdoor Learning Program at Lakewood Elementary where she served as principal for s...
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Bringing the outdoors into early childhood education | Child care Canada


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Michaela Donald's curator insight, May 6, 2013 1:00 AM

Interesting insights and links from a Canadian perspective.

TES Early Years's curator insight, July 1, 2013 4:50 AM

The idea that the "sole function of outdoor spaces is for children to ‘burn off steam'" is fortunately becoming outdated

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Outdoor learning - Approaches to learning - Learning, teaching and assessment

Outdoor learning - Approaches to learning - Learning, teaching and assessment | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
Information, resources, support, key organisations and national guidelines on taking learning outdoors in Scotland.

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Outdoor Education Good for Kids and the Planet

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RT @EarthShare: Outdoor Education Good for Kids and the Planet http://t.co/fCeVWrsI3Z #playoutdoors #edtech

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Sonia Thomas's curator insight, May 27, 2013 6:32 PM

PS164 in Brooklyn New York took the time to include the children in planning their green yard. What a great opportunity to learn subject matter content while creating a tangible, long lasting creation.

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Landscape-Child-Development.pdf

Landscape and child development  A design guide for outdoor early learning environments.


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Kim Mastromartino's curator insight, March 8, 2014 2:02 PM

Start at page 36 for movable objects to cognitive, physical ,social and emotional learning.

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Find Your Local Forest Schools! Online Database | Forest Schools ...

In trying to support the Forest Schools community, we are providing a new opportunity for Archimedes/Forest Schools Education students to register on the most visited Forest School site online, www.forestschools.com.
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Practitioner Interview : Samara Jacobs | Forest Schools Blog.

We chatted to practising Level 3 practitioner Samara Jacobs, who works in a school in Surrey with children ages between 5 and 11 years, where she runs, with another Level 3 practitioner, three sessions a week in and around ...
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Forest School

Primary 1 children taking part in Forest School activities involving co-operation, problem solving and team work.
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Outdoor Learning and Play: Revised Professional Standards & Learning for Sustainability

Sharing Good Practice: Outdoor Learning and Play Learning for Sustainability, which includes Outdoor Learning, has now been embedded within the suite of GTCS...
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