PRACTICE GUIDE: THE 7CS APPROACH TO EARLY YEARS OUTDOOR SPACES

A four-part series by Julie Mountain, exploring the innovative 7Cs approach to outdoor space design for young children, including character, change and challenge.

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Enabling Environments: Outdoors - Character building

In the first of a four-part series on planning your outdoor area,Julie Mountain introduces the '7Cs' approach for enabling high-quality play.

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Enabling Environments: Outdoors - In context

Early years landscape designer Julie Mountain continues her exploration of an innovative Canadian approach to early childhood landscape design - the 7Cs - by looking...

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Enabling Environments: Outdoors - Clear thinking

In part three of her series on the 7Cs approach to planning outdoor spaces for young children, Julie Mountain explains the importance of incorporating 'clarity'...

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Enabling Environments: Outdoors - Leap at the chance

In the final part of her four-part series on the 7Cs approach to planning the outdoor play space, Julie Mountain looks at Change and Chance.