New Radio programme for 4-7 year olds

New Radio programme for 4-7 year olds

Stings, Wings & Crawly Things.  An interesting new radio show all about Ireland’s insect world is coming to the airwaves. Stings, Wings & Crawly Things is a 12 part series for children aged 4-7 years that tells us all about Irish insects, spiders and other...
10 Reasons to take Your Students Outside

10 Reasons to take Your Students Outside

10 Reasons To Take Your Students Outside (Thanks to Tamra Willis, originally posted in the Children & Nature Network)  Nature is everywhere! Every school, home and daycare has some kind of outdoor space nearby where teachers can take students for school work or...
Forest Schools and Learning

Forest Schools and Learning

Forest Schools and Learning It is great fun to take the classroom out of doors but Forest Schools can also improve academic studies. Teachers are finding that children are better able to concentrate when they are learning outdoors. More importantly students themselves...
Play Again

Play Again

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Childhood, Health and Life Pathways

Childhood, Health and Life Pathways

Many of the challenges that we face in our world today can be addressed by ensuring  that increasing activity in Green Areas Research carried out in “Nature, Childhood, Health and Life Pathways” by By Jules Pretty, Caroline Angus, Madeleine Bain, Jo...
Apple Days

Apple Days

If you have spent a hazy autumn evening negotiating the furthermost branches to claim the prize of the juiciest  every apple, then you will be starting to feel a little nostalgic at this time of year. If your adventure happened to be in someone else’s orchard...