This fantastic Loose Parts Play Toolkit has been launched by Inspiring Scotland, Scottish Play Strategy and the Scottish Government - an essential resource for all those who support young children, including parents and carers. Follow the link to download the PDF.
Falling leaves, warm forest colours and fresh seasonal produce mean there is something for everyone to enjoy during autumn. If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty, you can get crafty or cook up a feast from nature’s own larder, with ideas shared by Forestry Commision Scotland.
Seven Scottish research institutes have worked with computer game designers to create the virtual forest survival strategy game CALEDON, launched in Glasgow on 21st September 2016. Read more in this Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh news item.
Millie Pringle is a student at Wallington High School for Girls, and recently spent a week’s internship with SNH and the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Here, she shares some thoughts on how we could involve more people in spreading the benefits of nature.
This blog post (21 July 2016) by Jim Burt, Natural England’s Principal Adviser for Outdoor Learning busts 4 main myths about outdoor learning and provides further evidence to support this way of teaching.