Teaching Outdoors Creatively offers guidance and a variety of exciting ideas to suit the full range of primary schools and locations.
Underpinned by current research and practical experience, it investigates innovative approaches to working creatively with children beyond the classroom. While recognising the diverse needs and opportunities that primary schools have to develop the outdoors as part of their curriculum, it presents a broad range of activities, philosophies and approaches.
Key themes explored include:Understanding and using local and home environmentsInvestigating streets and buildings in your areaPlanning fieldworkUsing rivers to inspire childrenForest schoolsBeach schoolsPhysical education outdoorsLearning through adventure. Teaching Outdoors Creatively supports teaching and learning in a wide range of settings, from schools in rural and urban areas, to off-site outdoor education centres and residential visits.
With a focus on developing effective and stimulating learning environments for children it is a must-have resource for all busy trainee and practising teachers.