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weekly walk in the woods, rain or shine 3-5 year olds
Outdoor play 3-5 year olds
The Forest Schools of Sweden (Skogsmulle)
and their impact on other countries - Russia, Japan, Finland, Germany
Education for sustainability for 3-5 year
My own weekly walks and how they evolved
following my visit to Sweden; how we organise ourselves; how we involve
parent/carers; how we do observations; how we interact with the
children; how we relate these activities to the Stepping Stones and ELGs
in the Curriculum Guidance. All illustrated with photos of children I
How we organise and plan our combined
indoor and outdoor environments; how we plan for continuous provision;
how we teach children to access both environments spontaneously; how we
interact with children inside and outside; how we do observations.
Illustrated with photos of children at play.
How I got funding to go to Denmark and
Sweden to look at outdoor play provision for 3-5 year olds; what I saw
in Sweden; how they organised themselves; what their philosophy is; and
the impact of my visit on my own practice.
How we can teach education
for sustainability to our youngest children (2-6 year olds); how to save
water; how to plant and nurture growth; how to learn about the features
of our environment; how to protect our environment and begin to
understand our mutual interdependence.
Length of presentation/s
1 hour keynote speech or workshop
All practitioners and parents,
childminders etc. working with children aged 2-6. There are transition
implications either side of the current Foundation Stage.
£250 per half day away from base plus travel and expenses
£300 per conference presentation plus travel and expenses
£400 per whole day away from base plus travel and expenses
you are a voluntary group and the cost is prohibitive please contact me to
For more details about me please
send a self addressed envelope for my A5 training prospectus.
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