Find updates on play, learning, and the environment, from across the wider network in Scotland – and beyond.

1stDecember 2021

Dug’s Discovery Den

Education Scotland have developed Dug’s Discovery Den. This interactive approach for early years and primary 1 learners encourages real-life play, movement, songs, stories, dance and interactions, and experiences – especially outdoors.

1stDecember 2021

Nature Positive 2030 video

This Natural England video (6 November 2021) introduces the challenges facing us in the UK through nature loss and the climate crisis. It showcases inspirational nature recovery projects from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

1stDecember 2021

Festive play ideas

In their latest December newsletter, Play Scotland share festive play ideas for rain play and snow and ice play. Listen to a new podcast episode on play and mental health, and watch Children in Need build an adventure campsite (BBC i-player).

1stDecember 2021

Natural Capital Explained

Find out what natural capital is all about. This NatureScot video was originally created as part of the Countdown to COP26 explaining how the COP26 themes of Nature and Finance are connected.

1stDecember 2021

Biophilic design and nature connection

This Finding Nature post Combining Nature Connectedness and Biophilic Design (30 November 2021), explores how the pathways to nature connectedness can be integrated with the original Biophilic Design principles. This can support more meaningful and emotional engagement with nature. These principles can be brought into the education sphere - for example, [...]

1stDecember 2021

Heritage Hero Awards – a Primary School case study

The latest LOST newsletter #42 from East Ayrshire includes a new Heritage Hero case study. This illustrates work done by Drongan Primary School pupils on the theme of 'Our Village'. Check out the LOST newsletter for winter season ideas and resources - catch up here.