Regular readers will know that I'm a big believer in giving outdoor play as much of a look in as we give indoor play. So when I came across the LA based Outdoor Classroom Program I knew I was onto a winner.
The Outdoor Classroom Program wants to increase the quantity and quality of outdoor experiences for young children by educating teachers, administrators, and parents from on the value of outdoor environments and activities.
Would you like to find out more? This short video has some valuable tips for the outdoor classroom.
And on a really positive note, the video predicts that with programs such as these supporting early childhood centres indoor outdoor flow will become a rule of thumb within ten years and our kids will have great outdoor spaces to spend great chunks of time playing and learning in. Lets hope so!