Take it Outside – The Importance of Outdoor Play – Nightcliff
Do you struggle with the purpose of an outdoor play environment? Imagine how easy it would be if intentional learning did not need any preparation time; it was just there ready all the time. Outdoor play: it’s a thing!
Plus, in this day of increasing youth obesity, outdoor play gets them moving while developing their physical coordination and movement of the body. Within outdoor based environments children make their own play, take risk and build resilience promoting cognitive, social and emotional wellbeing.
- Contrast outdoor play and nature play
- Find out the benefits of outdoor play
- Get insight to the possibilities of activities and experiences
- Explore how outdoor play assists socio-emotional development
Links to NQS: QA1, QA3 & QA5