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Monthly Archives: August 2011
Today our storytime takes us to the old favourites, the farm animals. There is reason to this – we spent Sunday at the Country Fair of the National Museum for Rural Life (which incidentally was a bit of a disappointment, … Continue reading
Hi, Welcome back to a craft from Red Ted Art! I do hope you enjoyed out Loo Roll Bird Marionettes from last time! This week I have a really super duper quick craft – and one that even the littlies … Continue reading
Whenever I pass a school, I have a sneaky look at their outdoor play area. Mostly, it is one grey space, dull, boring, and anything but enticing to spend any time in. Yet for many children, particularly in the city, … Continue reading
This coming weekend offers a wealth of nature activities to choose from, too many possibly? Well, we’re certainly struggling to make our choice. Kelburn Castle has a Viking day on Sunday, 28th August. The National Museum of Rural Life has … Continue reading
Regularly, the nurture in nature outdoor playgroup takes us a bit further afield, to Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve. The train station is right next to it and Cubling just loves going on the train, so we usually travel by train, in … Continue reading
Unsure what to do this week to get out and about? Here are some tips of what’s on in and around Glasgow. Somehow, there’s a bat theme going methinks. And because bats are about at dusk, these activities are late, … Continue reading
The Sun in Me is a collection of beautiful short poems about the planet for children. The poems evoke scenes of nature, and their simple yet poetic nature will introduce children to poetry as well as encourage them to reflect … Continue reading
Today’s guest post comes from Juliet Robertson who runs Creative STAR Learning and is passionate about outdoor play and outdoor learning. She also writes an inspiring blog I’m a teacher get me outside of here!. I like the idea, that … Continue reading
The Scottish Government is very supportive of outdoors education, supporting it firmly in its Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning which recently translated into giving Glasgow’s first forest kindergarten the status of a partnership nursery. With this status, the statutory … Continue reading