Here is our list of businesses, schools, blogs, books, research and other resources that keep us inspired every day! Please contact us if you would like to add your business or product or you think we have missed a resource.

WEBSITES

  • Nature Play Queensland - Access to many free nature play resources including Passports to an Amazing Childhood, Licences to Play, 33 Things to do before you are 3.
  • Nature Play SA - A not-for-profit organisation that started in 2014 with start-up funding from the South Australian Government. Their vision is simple – to get more children outside playing in nature. In their backyards, local parks and wilder places, like National Parks.
  • Nature Play WA - Is an incorporated not-for-profit association established to increase the time Western Australian children spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature.
  • Nature Detectives - Most useful particularly for Early Childhood. Contains themed packs and you can sign up for a weekly email full of new lesson ideas.
  • Forest Schools - Inside the resources section this has a series of weekly plans for sessions regarding the transition to KS3, Maths in the Forest, and some relevant topic modules which have been taken outside.
  • NRich Maths - Outdoor Mathematics ideas
  • Natures Classroom - Lesson ideas broken down into seasons.
  • Teachers Education Service (TES) - Most suitable for Early Childhood
  • YAS - A great simple break down of activities and what you need to get started when running Forest School activities with Early Years Children
  • Forest School Association
  • Forestry- For support with providing research benefits to colleagues and parents

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