The outdoor environment is now an integral part of many early years settings and schools, but is it being used to its full potential?
Providing extensive, challenging and ever-changing outdoor play experiences is an essential and valuable aspect of early years education. This book offers comprehensive guidance on how the outdoor environment can be used to teach and challenge all children across a range of settings drawing on forest school practice.
Following a month-by-month format, each chapter provides a selection of theme-related play experiences alongside planning and evaluations of how the ideas described were carried out, and reveals the impact that they had on the children. Including detailed information on the role of the adult, the environment, planning and using children's interests to guide their learning and development, the book features:
Written by a leading authority on forest school practice and full of practical ideas that can be adapted to suit individual children's needs, this book aims to inspire practitioners to make the most of the outdoor environment throughout the year.
Laura Lee Hope was a pen name used by a number of authors working for the Stratemeyer Syndicate, which put out the popular books about the Bobbsey Twins and several other series suitable for kids. This book is a Western adventure story that was popular among young children in the early 20th century.
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