Outdoor play

November 30, 2014

People and Communities – November Blog

This term we are looking at People and Communities which is one of the key areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). We are very…
March 4, 2013

Outdoor play and the role of the adult (EYFS)

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder…he needs the companionship of a least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with…
January 25, 2013

Outdoor Play and Emotional Well-Being.

“Well being” relates to a child’s physical, mental health and emotional well-being (HMSO, 2006) and is central to how we feel about ourselves (Laevers, F, 2005;…
January 23, 2013

The importance of nature for tomorrow’s children.

It is now common knowledge that today’s children are placed in front of the television from an early age and that as they get older are…