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Why venturing outside is more important than ever- A literature review and summary by Alex Alves, Outdoor Learning Made Easy.

Why venturing outside is more important than ever. A literature review and summary by Alex Alves, Outdoor Learning Made Easy. It’s raining… again. Your previous motivation to venture outside is descending faster than the raindrops against your window. The security and familiarity of the cosy ‘box’ of a room you’re standing in seems very appealing,…

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.

Let them play in mud: A simple summary of how making mud pies can help to improve a child’s self esteem and emotional Intelligence. Alex Alves – Outdoor Learning Made Easy Self esteem – Ideal self: Children naturally strive to succeed and want to achieve. Freedom in playing in mud or making mud pies will…

How outdoor play and learning can help to develop a child

During experiences in the outdoors, children are able to play and learn with new materials in a stimulating setting which often relates to real-life situations. This combination can offer limitless possibilities when facilitated correctly. Good Outdoor Learning allows for imaginative play and exploration. Activities should often be open-ended and flexible and so there are no…

Unwind in the Outdoors!

Thom and I managed to escape our office to enjoy the beauty of The Lake District last weekend. After spending many hours building up the teachers’ resource site in preparation for our up-coming launch, a chance to re-connect with the outdoors and nature was definitely needed. We are so excited about launching our teachers’ outdoor learning plans…