How to incorporate wooden resources into outdoor play
8 easy ideas to introduce play based learning activities into children's outdoor play using wooden cookies, nature and simple DIY resources.
Low Cost Outdoor Classroom Alternative Tips
Outdoor Classrooms provide a place for children to connect to nature. With so many areas where children are told "no" to the diverse ways they want to interact with nature, outdoor classrooms are often a "yes" place. Yes, please dig in the dirt. Yes, please dig with the log pieces. Yes, please climb on these fallen logs. I was introduced to the Nature Explore outdoor classroom concept as we developed a natural playscape at a local nature center. This research based process helped reign in…
Digging for Worms Sensory Play
Digging for Spaghetti Worms in Dirt is a simple sensory activity that only takes a few moments to set up. It’s exciting, it’s messy and the kids will have so much fun catching all the slippery and slimy spaghetti worms with tweezers and putting them into a jar.
Play More Month - DaddiLife
Ask anyone over 30 to recount their most treasured memories of childhood play, and few will be indoors. Independent play, outdoors, and varied, is what we remember. As things stand,…
Play Ideas using Recycled Materials
Over 25 easy outdoor play ideas using recycled and upcycled materials.Teach children the importance of sustainability through this recycled play series!