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Excuses used by children to stay indoors, and parents’ responses


This article in the Independent by Grant Bailey (30 March 2018) highlights a survey of British parents which found that wet weather and fears about getting muddy are among excuses children use to avoid playing outdoors. It also lists children’s top 15 favourite things to do outdoors.

Published: 10.04.18

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