Satisfying energetic children, from mini-parkour to watering the plants. By Julie Mountain
Make 2019 the year that you commit to transforming children’s outdoor play, says Julie Mountain
Letting children practise negotiating steps and slopes will improve their physical confidence and can teach them about number and gravity. By Julie Mountain
Make sure new-starters appreciate the importance of outdoor play at your setting by following these tips. By Julie Mountain
Ideas, support and information for best practice in outdoor provision and play in the Early Years Foundation Stage. With a wealth of articles on all aspects of the outdoors, including forest schools, gardening and the best early years resources for your setting. An invaluable guide to this vital area of early years practice.
A four-part series by Julie Mountain, exploring the innovative 7Cs approach to outdoor space design for young children, including character, change and challenge.
A four-part series by Julie Mountain on the London Borough of Newham project supporting movement in two- and three-year-olds.
Julie Mountain continues her series on Newham’s Outdoors and Active programme by looking at its approach to open spaces, surfaces and level changes, climbing, large objects and storage
The use of mud kitchens in nurseries’ outdoor spaces has spread significantly since the concept was popularised a few years ago, but children will only get the most out of them if they are regularly reviewed. Nicole Weinstein finds advice...
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