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A practitioner’s guide: Five Minute Fires


Part of Thrive Outdoors downloadable series of resources developed to support outdoor play.

“Help – Everyone’s talking about fires but how do you actually build one?”

For a fire first timer, building a fire outdoors can be scary. The good news is, by following a few simple steps you too can enjoy the benefits of fire as a source of heat, a way to cook snacks, a space to sit around, and enjoy staring into the flames. It is also a great educational experience for children, especially if they are involved in the risk/benefit analysis.


A Practitioner’s Guide: Therapeutic Powers of Play

  ‘Birds fly, fish swim, children play’ -Garry L. Landreth, Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship In this week’s guest blog we hear from Deidre a play therapist based in Ireland who shares the therapeutic benefits of play and some handy play tips and activities for both parents and practitioners.        

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12 Nature activity: Birds

Part of Thrive Outdoors Make Time For Outdoor Play – a downloadable series of resources developed to support outdoor play during COVID-19.

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14:19 Fund 2017 Half-year Report

This interim report reviews the performance of the Inspiring Scotland 14:19 Fund in the six-month period from January to June 2017.

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