Here is a list of free useful resources that will encourage parents and carers to be more confident during outdoor play learning with young children.

Wintertime Nature Play Diary

The purpose of this Nature Play Diary is to celebrate the experiences your child has enjoyed through the winter.

There are many pages for you to choose from. Download the pages that work for you and the weather you have. Play with the ideas inside or outside and fill this diary with the things you have been doing. There are suggestions on each page and blanks sheets for drawing and writing if you want to print the Nature Play Diary out.

Download diaries here

Podcast Series - Winter outdoor tips for families

Dr Claire Warden has launched a series of podcast episodes that we have made with parents in mind. Now that we are back in lockdown, we hope parents who are at home with children will find encouragement and support to take their children outside for play even in the cold and often challenging weather conditions.

Take a moment - Daily Inspirational ideas

Like and follow our Facebook page where we provide daily snippets of fun and practical activity ideas that your children will enjoy.

Short and easy to follow images and videos!

Themed provocations for deeper exploration

If you would like a more structured approach, then you will enjoy our video series with open-ended ideas for exploring with children around a specific theme.

The video series was created during the summer of 2020.

Newsletter - Encouraging positive interactions

Each newsletter answers a question that has been posed by a parent/carer and provides beautiful imagery and simple text to encourage conversations with your child.

The newsletter content links to the podcast series which you can find here.