Learning Outdoors in the early years

Learning Outdoors in the Early Years

This resource has been compiled by members of the Early Years Interboard Panel in response to requests by practitioners in Early Years settings for guidelines on provision and progression in learning outdoors.

The methodology and suggested progression in this document is appropriate for pre-school and proposed Foundation Stage as recommended by CCEA.

It is proposed that teachers will use this resource as a starting point for their own planning.

Areas of Learning

The Arts
Physical Development and Movement
Mathematics and Numeracy
Language and Literacy
The World Around Us

Skills and Capabilities

Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities
Managing Information
Working with Others
Being Creative
Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making
Problem Solving
Self-Management (Improving own learning and performance)