Great projects to get kids outdoors
Great to see the Exploring Nature Play project highlighted on National Trust’s Outdoor Nation blog this week. As part of the project, activitiy ideas and case studies to help reconnect children with nature will be published on our website soon – keep a lookout at http://www.playengland.org.uk/natureplay.
Originally posted on Outdoor Nation:
In the first of a new regular series, we’re taking a look at great projects to reconnect children with nature from around the UK. If you’d like your project to feature, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet us @outdoor_nation using #naturalchildhood. First up is Play England’s Exploring Nature Play.
What’s it all about?
Exploring Nature Play helps children become more aware of the opportunities for play provided by the great outdoors. It’s a Play England initiative, funded by a grant from Natural England’s Access to Nature programme.
What does it do?
The project has created an interactive play map that covers the whole of the UK and allows people to find playgrounds in their area. Locations on the map are handily categorised, from traditional playgrounds and parks to outdoor spaces that may be fun to explore. It also includes information about the facilities on offer, and playgrounds can be…
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