We provide a growing library of over 800 Outdoor Learning & Forest School (instantly) downloadable resources in the most cost-effective way for teachers, leaders and parents.
We are experts in The Outdoors, bringing together Outdoor Learning, Forest School, Coastal School, Bushcraft, Environmental Education, Field Studies and Outdoor Skills. Regardless of your background, skills or location, we will help to provide you with the highest quality resources and guidance documents (all linked to the EYFS, KS1 & KS2 English National Curriculum).
Instant access to a growing library of over 800 outdoor lesson plans, activities and resources
Resources include policy, procedure and risk assessment guidance; outdoor site development ideas; session starters; team building and problem solving games; sessions linked to subjects and topics; tool skills; fire pit recipes; outdoor skills including species identification, navigation, knots and shelters; session plenaries; assessment trackers and an optional award scheme. All of our resources are linked to the EYFS and The Primary National Curriculum for KS1 & KS2.
Complete membership of EYFS / KS1 / KS2 resources available now!
Outdoor Learning at your own pace
Our online workshops are designed to up-skill outdoor leaders and provide accessible and affordable professional development opportunities. Once purchased, you will be able to download the workshop units and have a year to work through them to complete your course. We are regularly expanding our range of CPD courses to offer outdoor expertise and knowledge in a range of areas.
Alex’s service from Outdoor Learning Made Easy was extremely professional and gave me assurance I was receiving a good service. The children’s attention was held throughout and they loved every minute. C Howes Nottinghamshire
I am currently setting up our outdoor area at school and as well as booking onto the Outdoor Learning course, I decided to subscribe to the website too. It’s definitely worth investing in: the teachers’ membership is full of useful documents and policies; and the resources are brilliant, giving you lots of ideas. I will…
Alex led our school expedition to Zambia during the Summer 2016, which consisted of 13 students aged between 16-18 years and three teachers from our school. Alex facilitated brilliantly, ensuring the students had a chance to take some control. She was knowledgeable and caring and supported the students and school teachers brilliantly. There were no…
I signed up for the Outdoor Learning Practitioner Level 2 qualification course which started in May ran by Alex. I cannot thank her enough for the wealth of knowledge I now have. The course content and activities were great, and the area that Alex has developed is absolutely fabulous. It was fantastic to be able…
“The creation of a new high-quality Outdoor Learning Environment enhances learning all in weather conditions. The provision is excellent with a range of opportunities to flourish beyond the classroom. The resources for outdoor education are outstanding and the quality of teaching is excellent. Exciting activities are planned for children to investigate and learn in a…
“Alex ran a whole-school, whole-day INSET training at our school. She was an engaging instructor who was very enthusiastic and inspirational. We didn’t stop the whole day (aside from breaks!). Great knowledge builder and staff team building- more useful than normal INSET days!” Teacher, Durham.
Risky play is beneficial, but are your policies and risk assessments up to scratch?
Guide to using our website for your Outdoor Learning needs…
Exciting Updates to our Online Outdoor Learning Resources
Read our article published in Headteacher Update: Ideas to make Outdoor Learning work for your school
Welcome to Outdoor Learning Made Easy
We are now pleased to offer the NNAS Young Navigator Award Scheme
Looking after our outdoor environment
How to make outdoor learning a filling in your educational sandwich
Unwind in the Outdoors!
Why venturing outside is more important than ever- A literature review and summary by Alex Alves, Outdoor Learning Made Easy.
How Taking Lessons Outdoors Can Develop Experiential Learning and Growth Mindset
Let them get dirty and play in mud: A simple summary of how making mud pies can help to improve a child’s self esteem and emotional Intelligence.