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Practitioners Guide: Storytelling, Drama & Creativity Outdoors

This week’s guest blog is from Emily Reid – Artistic Director and Founder of Eco Drama. In this blog she shares her thoughts on taking a creative, arts-based approach to outdoor learning and shares tips and ideas from Eco Drama’s Out to Play project which has been running in school and nursery playgrounds across Glasgow since 2015.

23.03.2021

A Practitioner’s Guide: Connection to Nature

  In this week’s #TuesdayTips guest blog we hear from our very own Jo Fitzpatrick- Learning Outdoors Development Officer here at Thrive Outdoors. Jo has extensive experience in outdoor education with the subject of her final masters thesis being on ‘Connection to Nature’. In this blog Jo shares some handy tips and activities you can

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18.05.2017

“It’s safer outdoors than in indoors.”

Dr. Mark Tremblay of Canada’s HALO Research talks to Prof. John Reilly of the University of Strathclyde and Rachel Cowper of Inspiring Scotland about how, counter to to popular belief, it is safer for children to be outdoors than indoors. This video is part of a series on the health crisis faced by young children

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03.05.2017

Play Champions Toolkit

This Play Champion Toolkit is designed to support partners working with Primary schools to engage in more activity that is playful within their school day. It outlines a programme, which play workers can use to support primary school children to become ‘leaders’ of play. It is designed for play charities working with schools, school staff

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