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Five fun outdoor science experiments for kids to try

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Ordnance Survey’s Get Outside campaign provides experiments for how to make a Jar Compass, navigate outside, make pressed flowers, your own footprint, and a rainbow!

Read More Published: 04.10.16

National Map Reading Week 17 – 23rd October

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Why not improve your map reading skills or help young people develop a love of maps? Understanding how a flat piece of paper can show the real world helps improve spatial awareness in children, and is a critical life skill for adults. Have a look at these great

Read More Published: 04.10.16

Minecrafting of Medieval Dunfermline

This blog post by Mark Seaborne covers the latest Scotland’s Urban Past project with Dunfermline Young Archaeologists' Club to recreate Dunfermline's oldest domestic house in Minecraft.

Read More Published: 04.10.16

Loose Parts Play Toolkit launched

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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.

Read More Published: 28.09.16

Awesome autumn activities

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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.

Read More Published: 27.09.16

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