A couple of days ago the founder of Facebook wrote a letter to his newborn daughter. We hope the world sits up to take notioce of this… as he says:
“But rather than write about growing up,
we want to talk about childhood. The world can be a serious place.
That’s why it’s important to make time to
go outside and play.“
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Did you see that another all-outdoor nursery got Outstanding from Ofsted? It was in a lot of papers, with a very cute picture of a small child with an adult sized saw. Continue reading “Why getting Outstanding for an all outdoor nursery shouldn’t be (so) newsworthy”
New series of quick posts about UK made outdoors products that have caught my eye…
I first saw a Derek’s backpack about three months ago when I admired an Outdoor People customer’s backpack. She said it was entirely vegan, handmade here in London. Intrigued and impressed I got in touch with them…
Continue reading “Made In UK: Derek’s Backpacks”
Less than ten percent of children get to visit the natural environment as part of the school day, despite growing evidence that outdoor play and learning transforms children’s wellbeing.
Continue reading “Why don’t (most) schools get outdoors more? “