Excellent resource full of great ideas and imagery to help families and care providers restore nature to children’s everyday outdoor play and learning environments. Includes information on the developmental benefits of nature play,the importance of risk taking, where to start and how to implement change in your play space. Includes a list of suggested materials to introduce, different types of settings, how to manage a nature play space and the importance of getting children’s input right from the beginning.

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This site came out in support of the Project Wild Thing documentary which demonstrated just how little outdoor time UK children were getting on average each day. Their mission is to create new paths to help get children thriving, outdoors in nature by supporting families, schools and communities to get more Wild Time in their lives. Includes prompts for outdoor play, an app for parents and outdoor teaching resources.

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Wildlife education officer Penny Whitehouse has hints and tips for parents looking to foster their child’s love of the outdoor and their own connection to nature.  Full of nature loving craft ideas to aid learning, creativity and connection.

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This blog aims to inspire all weather outdoor play every day. Photographer, journalist and parent Linda Akeson McGurk, grew up in Sweden where they live by the motto that there is no bad weather, only the wrong clothing. As an adult now living in America, Linda noticed how little nature connection American children seem to have. She shares stories of her family’s adventures, tips for green living, outdoor play ideas, active gear and book reviews. Really well put together resource.

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