let’s break free from the classroom walls!
During the early years a child absorbs learning mainly via bodily movements. So there is no better place to learn than outside where they can be active and engaged.
Children are also very receptive to learning via play, talk and sensory experiences at this stage too. Being in nature and woodland provides plenty of natural elements, textures, feels and smells, using sticks and muddy puddles to make learning fun through exciting and challenging 'wild' play.
The outdoors is also a highly liberating space, with endless potential for creativity to flow. In nature’s playground, it feels like an adventure every day filled with exploration, joy and excitement.
Changing seasons to stimulate curiousity
Real-life problem solving opportunities
Understanding and connection with nature
Space to move and build independence
Set up for collaborative play
Encourages children to speak up and listen
Challenge and risk
Awareness of risks to set own boundaries
Helps foster a ‘can-do’ mindset
Adapting to new situations
Bigger, more hands-on opportunities
Environment for imagination to run wild
Using open-ended, natural resources
Health and Social Benefits
Fresh air and fewer germs
Increased fitness and muscle strength
Balance and motorical skills
psychological and mental
Accelerates speech development
Builds resilience and ability to risk assess
Improves attention, focus and creativity skills
Encourages empathy and less behavioural problems
Builds confidence and leadership
Greater use of team work and negotiation skills
future generations caring for our planet
We see learning outdoors as a two-way path whereby being in nature not only benefits your child, but hopefully your child will grow up to care for nature too.
We believe that the more awareness and understanding of nature we can inspire children to be part of a future generation who understand and have natural care for the planet.