How can you create opportunities for learning and playing outdoors?
This book offers a range of chapters on key topics, including:
why outdoor play is important for young children; how to make sure your children play outdoors as much as indoors; how play can help young children develop a sense of well-being; child-led play experiences; the role of adults outdoors; ensuring outdoor provision for children with additional needs; how to provide rich outdoor environments; challenge, risk and safety outdoors
This is an inspirational and exciting read, that all early years professionals will enjoy and find immensely useful.
Chapter 6: Offering Rich Experiences: Contexts for Play, Exploration and Talk
Offering Rich Experiences: Contexts for Play, Exploration and Talk
The Rationale for Rich Experiences Outdoors
Through outdoor play, young children can learn the skills of social interaction and friendship, care for living things and their environment, be curious and fascinated, feel awe, wonder and joy and become ...