Get set for International Mud Day on 29th June with Muddy Faces!
Muddy Faces point out that the health, well-being and developmental benefits mud play offers are well documented - as well as good old slippery gloopy fun. Checkout the evidence on their Mud Research & Reports page. Visit the Mud pages on their Outdoor Hub for free downloads, activity ideas, case [...]
Lessons in Grass: Greening School Grounds
Checkout this fantastic video from the Children & Nature Network. It features simple and easily replicated approaches from an education centre in the Czech Republic. The Czech case study is described here along with the key aspects: Engaging and simple. Lessons in Grass encourages using spaces, materials and resources that are [...]
Six simple, free ways to take part in Outdoor Classroom Day
Outdoor Classroom Day is coming up on May 18 so mark your calendars! School Outdoor Learning provide a list of easy and free ideas to help your school take part.
Connecting families and communities with nature – resource
FINCH (Families Into Nature Connecting and Helping) have developed a fantastic resource. This booklet is a practical guide packed with helpful information and guidance for community groups. It’s designed to help your group choose and offer nature-based activities for families, helping them to connect with nature and encourage action to [...]
Climate Action Week – September 2022
Timed with the Scottish Government’s Climate Week, a full week of lessons, stories and activities on climate change and climate action. Sessions for EY-P1, Upper Primary and Secondary. Register your class now. This event is one in a series of Live Lessons offered by Eco-schools Scotland.
Reflecting on wellbeing at school
Learning through Landscapes share ideas on ‘Wrapping up the school year and reflecting on wellbeing’.
It’s International Mud Day on 29 June! Muddy Faces have shared dollops of mud activity inspiration, templates, guides, evidence & more on the Muddy Faces Outdoor Hub.
Ideas for exploring your outdoor space
School Outdoor Learning has re-shared this 2018 blog post which includes useful activities for mapping and sampling outdoor places and spaces. These would support social studies and geography in the curriculum.