The importance of nature in the early years: article by Kathryn Solly
The magic of blocks: Unlocking learning through block play
“Children have a natural urge to do the same thing again and again…this is a vitally important element in young children’s development and learning..."
A unique handbook that covers all aspects of outdoor exploration with young children. http://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learning-library/articles/outdoor-exploration
Outlast tables: There's no better place for learning than the great outdoors. Why wait until summer?
"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." John Dewey http://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learning-library/articles/project-approach
What happened when Cowgate Under-5's Centre introduced Outlast to their outdoor area? http://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learning-library/case-studies/cowgate
Bright Horizons nursery pioneers Outlast blocks. Result: an explosion of imagination:
Salehurst C of E Primary is on a quest to improve their outdoor area: http://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learning-library/case-studies/salehurst
If imagination is more important than knowledge, is it also more important than breakfast? http://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learning-library/blog/2016/may/imagination-for-breakfast