Category Archives: Outdoors
As the owner and teacher at a preschool located in a country setting, I have observed the benefits and wonders of nature for Preschoolers. Children who experience nature and an outdoor learning environment will find this contributes to their healthy … Continue reading
This is a fun activity for children, not only in making it (exercising fine motor skills) but it is a lot of fun for them to run around and enjoy the streamers running behind them (gross motor skills). What … Continue reading
This child shows how cute she is as she describes how and where she bought her flower and how she intends to take care of it.
Young children love growing seeds and bulbs indoors, and you don’t need a lot to get started. Simply use an empty egg carton as your seed tray, fill each compartment with potting mix, and plant your seeds. Bean seeds and … Continue reading
You will need: Solar fairy lights (available from your local hardware) Full Sun How? Charge the solar fairy lights in full sun for 10 hours. Entwine the … Continue reading
A few ideas for the garden: Play ‘hide and seek’. Let your child set up a tent in the garden with chairs, blankets, cushions, soft toys, torch, books and a few healthy snacks. Plan a picnic. Prepare and pack … Continue reading
Outside play for children is vital. It enables them to enjoy their natural environment which provides them with exercise, fresh air and develops their gross motor skills. Children need to run, climb, shout, jump, release pent-up energy, hide, explore and … Continue reading