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Outdoor meditation & mindfulness for children

Supporting children post COVID-19 is going to require lots of emotional support for our classes. It's likely that the emotional impact of lockdown will tak...

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How to unlock the learning potential in your outdoor area

It's human nature to want what we don't have. The same often goes for teachers in the form of environment envy! Whether you have woodland space, a large op...

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Establishing an Effective Outdoor Learning Environment

For today's blog post we would like to introduce the very lovely Anna! We met Anna at a conference, her abundance in energy instantly won us over and we we...

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How to introduce your class to outdoor learning

During this time of lockdown, lots of us have taken a moment to reflect on our day to day lives & routines. Now with the return to school pulled back i...

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3 Books to Promote Curiosity Outdoors

If you've clicked to read this post it's probably because you're an educator who puts your children at the heart of education. Any educator who does so kno...

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18 Simple Garden Activities for Children

There's always been a multitude of benefits to children (& adults!) spending time in nature. But now more so than ever nature is providing a sanctuary ...

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9 steps to establish a home learning routine

If you're reading this right now it's likely you're someone who has had home learning quite literally thrust upon them by the current circumstances. It's n...

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Our Journey – Developing Outdoor Learning in KS1

We are incredibly excited to bring you our second guest blog post! We met Charlotte when we visited her school to deliver one of our outdoor workshops. The...

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Seahorse Class – A case study into developing outdoor learning in EYFS

For today's blog post we're bringing you a real life case study! Today's post is written by Claire Hawkins a Nursery teacher from Bristol with over 26 year...

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What to expect when Alfresco Learning Visit

So you've maybe seen some of the curriculum-based outdoor workshops we have to offer for Primary Schools. There's one you're maybe considering booking but ...

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