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“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 around the world due to high sedentary behaviour.  And also looks at the enormous benefits to health and well-being, as well learning and emotional development, of active outdoor play for children.

05.06.2020

Video: Connecting with Nature in ELC 2

Ever wondered how you can help out local wildlife? A budding ornithologist from Edinburgh Forest Kindergarten show us how to ‘Build a house for a Robin’

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04.06.2020

12 Nature activity: Birds

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

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04.06.2020

11 Nature activity: Bugs

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

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