Why natural outdoor areas are more exciting for young children

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7th July 2015
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This is an interesting article based on some recent research on outdoor play and young children. We are moving away from fixed outdoor play resources towards ‘loose parts’ and more flexible, open-ended resources which can be something different every day. Have a read and see if you agree?
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Sarah Steel
Sarah Steel
Sarah Steel established The Old Station Nursery in 2002 and now has 6 nurseries in the Lincoln and Oxfordshire area. She is passionate about childcare and providing safe environments for children which make both them and their parents happy.

1 Comments

12:35 am.November 07, 2016

In a natural outdoor setup, your kids will learn more than just bringing them in a park. They will see more and their curiosity will be increased because of the natural things that they see. Real learning is in the natural outdoor.

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