Book review: Exploring outdoors ages 3-11

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The best classroom and the richest cupboard is roofed only by the sky. - Margaret McMillan

Are you wondering how to set up an outdoor area? Or how to re-inspire a worn outdoor space? This newly published guide for schools is a unique handbook that covers all aspects of outdoor exploration with young children. In a series of delightful case studies and diary entries, the authors follow “one primary school through an entire academic year, capturing the challenges, discoveries and joys of children and adults co-exploring outdoors together.”

The first chapter is titled “Outdoor exploration starts with the adults.” Read an excerpt from this chapter: Co-exploring


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