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Love this nature craft that also combines outdoor time. "What do you see in the picture frame?" Great for any season!

Nature Crafts and Activities for Kids You Will Want To Do RIGHT Now

Cloud inspector (science for kids, weather activity). specially now that we are into looking at the clouds.

Everything you need to know about how to make a water wall for kids - and why you should!

A Guide to Water Walls - the What, Why and How

Painting with real mud.  How to make mud paint in bold colors, such a cool sensory art project for spring!

SPRING TO ART - Painting with real mud. How to make mud paint in bold colors, such a cool sensory art project for spring!

Paint brushes made from leaves. Forest Schools. Outdoor learning. Painting. Creative Development. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning.

Textured Painting with Nature's Paint Brushes

"Textured Painting - Natures Paint Brushes" This is not just art, but art in nature! Go on a nature walk to gather 'schtuff!' Then use what you gather to create art or As art!

Tossing the leaves into the air - love this - would add little rakes so that they could rake the leaves into a pile and then put them on the parachute.

Outdoor fall parachute play in preschool

Learn through play with Sight Word Hopscotch (change to suit your learning needs - letters, numbers, vocabulary, colors, etc) Get kids active, outdoors & learning!

Learn through play with Sight Word Hopscotch. Take learning outdoors - get physical, work on gross motor skills, have fun and learn along the way! Great idea for summer school

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great way to add gross motor skills and math to playground - slice of tree AKA "Tree Cookies" painted with number dots to allow hopping, sitting and counting!

Fine motor provocation - egg cartons, tongs, natural found materials - Stumping in the Mud ≈≈

Fine motor provocation - egg cartons, tongs, natural found materials - Stumping in the Mud ≈≈ natural sorting - loose parts

Who can resist chalk, kids and summertime sun? Slip in a few letters and you have the perfect classroom. www.teachyourchildtoread.com

20 Outdoor Phonics Activities

use for vocab, body diagrams, compare/contrast VENN diagrams Roundup of 20 outdoor phonics activities . many of them with activities for multiple levels plus huge collection of roundups

Creative Areas - Weaving outside with a builders tray

Creative Areas - Weaving outside with a builders tray-could be a place to try nest building