Cities Connecting Children to Nature have shared some great resources. These are designed to support those working to connect urban children to nature and develop outdoor nature based skills in young people. The strategic toolkit and guidance document are set in the US context, but will be of value to [...]
Play Scotland has shared this new publication (July 2022) Nature-Based Play which is free to download. It has been produced in partnership between Arup and the Real Play Coalition. The publication explores the positive connections nature-based play can make between children’s wellbeing and climate resilience. This aims to inspire local [...]
Read about a transformative evaluation approach that captures the impact of learning outdoors. The John Muir Award is used to inspire action for wild places, and narrow the poverty related attainment gap through improving young people’s health, literacy, and numeracy. You can also find the school case study here.
New versions of the Place Standard tool have been developed for children and for young people. These tools are based on the core Place Standard tool but the theme names, questions and prompts have been adapted to be more accessible and appropriate for younger users. Find out more here.