Promoting Outdoor Natural Learning Environments
Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) has developed a guide that provides practical information about creating natural play environments. Click here to access the guide.
25 Easy Nature Play Ideas for Early Childhood Centers
Great nature play doesn’t require elaborate and expensive play spaces! Even a limited outdoor area can be affordably enhanced for nature play, using common materials and plants to create a young child’s heaven that is chock-full of small-scale wonders and magical discoveries. http://www.greenheartsinc.org/uploads/25_Easy_Nature_Play_Ideas_for_Early_Childhood_Centers_-_website_version.pdf
Nature Play. Simple and fun ideas for all
Forestry Commission UK, offers a practical guide on nature play outlining fun, simple and cost effective examples of play ideas from easily sourced materials. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-7LSEHW
Photo gallery of Lobethal Community Kindergarten outdoor playscape.