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Connecting Indian children with outdoors and nature

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This Child in the City news item (25.07.18) features Indian educationalist and aProCh founder Kiran Bir Sethi who describes how gadgets and indoor play have resulted in the child of today missing out on the joys of nature and outdoor life experienced by previous generations, and the steps…

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Muddy Faces activities

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.Some great outdoor activities covering a range of themes are shared on the Muddy Faces outdoor hub.

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How Playtime is changing in Western Australia

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This news article (22 Jul 2018) describes how some schools in Western Australia now support adventure, risk and nature play outdoors.

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Outdoor nurseries – what are the benefits?

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Juliet Robertson of Creative Star Learning Ltd. recently shared a timely reminder about this Nursery World article from 2015 looking at different approaches around the UK and benefits to children.

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Access to green and blue space is a National Performance Indicator

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The revised National Performance Framework launched in June 2018 sets a vision for Scotland and includes actions for children and the environment, and visits to the outdoors, within the set of 81 Indicators to measure progress.

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Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland