Are you wondering how to utilize the outdoor learning spaces on your schoolgrounds? Let’s investigate how we can use nature games to learn more about our local animals and plants. We will also discuss how setting up nature routines allows the learners to see the outdoors as an extension of the classroom.
Observing and learning about our local birds helps strengthen our relationship with the land. Which birds are most common in our area? Which birds are we unlikely to see? What are common behaviours of our local birds? There’s so much to unpack and discover!
There are numerous benefits to playing, learning, and teaching outdoors. Let’s investigate the connections between nature and social-emotional learning. How can our outdoor learning spaces develop, support and nurture our social-emotional development?