Getting our kids outdoors

50 ways forest and outdoor learning experiences benefit child development

Outdoor play is key Everyone loves the great outdoors. Children love playing in nature’s playground. They love gloriously muddy outdoor adventures. They love to explore further than the eye can see. They love to discover wildlife as they go. Connecting with nature is key to creativity and curiosity. Website 50+ Ways Outdoor Education Can Help […]

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The benefits of mud play – an Occupational Therapist’s perspective

It is a sad reality for many of our children that playing with mud is often discouraged or banned by well-meaning parents. Modern parents sometimes fear the unknown and seek safety in providing play experiences for their children that are considered less risky, and appear to be safer and more hygienic. Some see mud as messy and time […]

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