Look what these children made with just sticks and leaves! What a great way to take creativity outdoors.

Shooting Star ~ Land Art ~ sticks and leaves

Construction site outdoor small world play

Construction Site Gravel Pit

Construction site outdoor small world play. Faerie/brownie garden for boys?

Shadow tracing. Outdoor learning. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning.

Light-Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. It was this picture that inspired me to get the old light projectors from the school storage, and do a tracing activity for Groundhog Day. The kids loved the light and shadow experiment.

A dinosaur, rocky dry river bed at Sharna's Family Day Care (",)

A dinosaur, rocky dry river bed for your Schleich dinos.

Let shadows be your child’s guide for this activity. In the morning (8 a.m.) or late afternoon (4 p.m.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper (Easel Paper Roll, $14; alexbrands.com) along one side of the table,

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Shadow drawing is a simple but fun outdoor art activity for kids. "In the morning a.) or late afternoon p.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper along one side of the table, and arrange a variety of object

Exploring number @ New Horizons Preschool. Love the fake grass in the tray.

Exploring number @ New Horizons Preschool. Love the fake grass trays.

Recycle City at Puzzles Family Day Care (",)

Train track ruts in concrete! ITEM: Fine Motor (trains), Dramatic Play (small world play in planters) Recycle City at Puzzles Family Day Care (",)

Mathematic shelf - Natural Inspired Environments ≈≈

Mathematic shelf - Natural Inspired Environments ≈≈ Like large number blocks.

Fairy garden small world tyre for outdoor play in the early years  - by EYchloe

Fairy garden small world tyre for outdoor play in the early years - by EYchloe // Fairy garden African style

Cable drum

Add pipe for ramps, off side and inside.

Colour provocation.

What a fab idea when teaching children about shades of a colour. Perfect for a forest school activity.

Toddler Branch Stacker- This set is handmade of ash branches and is untreated. There are 15 stacking pieces to go on the poles - helpful for learning counting and more/less as well as developing fine motor skills.    The base measures approximatey 4 - 5 inches in diameter and each stacking smaller piece is between one to two inches in diameter.

Toddler Branch Stacker

Toddler Branch Stacker by mainebranchcompany on Etsy

White Line Pebble Maths - fab as ever from I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here! (",)

White Line Pebble Math and Line Activity

This can be done in a miniature size for discovery table.  Our child-size in the outdoor environment.

child-size maths in the outdoor environment.

let the children play: 20 Playful Ideas for using Pallets at Preschool

Top 14 Most Creative Low-Budget DIY Garden Planters - Top Inspirations

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