We Are Futures are working with Scottish Water to launch the Generation H₂O programme campaign. Scottish Water Generation H₂O is designed to inspire young people across Scotland to become part of a movement to celebrate and protect Scotland’s water, creating responsible water citizens. The free resources include films, challenges, a [...]
In their October newsletter, Play Scotland are playing in the leaves and celebrating being outdoors! They share how it’s essential for our children and young people to have opportunities to understand, value, enjoy and protect our natural world. Playing outside in all weathers is great for this. This newsletter shares [...]
East Ayrshire’s LOST Team share short, curriculum linked activities for use in the playground. The aim is to help you and your class get outdoors easily, perhaps to revisit learning or to refresh pupils after an extended period indoors. 20 minute activities - early level 20 minute activities - first [...]
The BES Encounters platform was developed as part of the British Ecological Society’s (BES) ‘Connecting Schools to Nature in North-East England’ project. The Encounters platform has been co-created with teachers and is free for any primary school or organisation/group working with primary school aged children. As a teacher/educator you can log [...]
The Forest School Association have shared this IOL webpage on Adventure Activities (complied by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority). This links to reports about incidents, accidents and near misses that have happened in adventure activities or similar, closely related activities.
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 [...]
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 [...]